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How can I make the dll from my project to expire in 7 days?I means after 7 days the dll can not be used!
Posted 2-Sep-12 2:49am
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geekbond 2-Sep-12 9:49am
   
I don't know why you would want to do that but this article might give you some ideas.

http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/15496/Application-Trial-Maker

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Solution 1

There is nothing like expiration of a dll. DLL is just an assembly and does not have capability of 'expiring'.

Sounds like you are in need of licensing. If so, There are different ways to achieve this:
1) encrypted license files that contains the expiry dates etc.
2) encrypted license keys held in the registry
3) challenge/response mechanism which require an internet connection
4) probably others.......

Try:
License Key Generation[^]
How can I create a Product Key for my C# App[^]
c# Licensing[^]


Also, look at these:
Cryptography 101 for the .NET Framework[^]
Application Trial Maker[^]
Windows application deployment adding registry entries[^]
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CIDev 2-Sep-12 11:12am
   
Lots of good links; +5
PEIYANGXINQU 2-Sep-12 12:47pm
   
Thank you ! But I really see my teacher's software file called calculat.exe which built by c# language.At first the software runs well,but after 7 days it can not run because my teacher say that he has set the operation and make it can run only 7 days.How to do that ,please?
Sandeep Mewara 2-Sep-12 13:22pm
   
Go through my answer... it explains the behavior.
Sandeep Mewara 2-Sep-12 13:26pm
   
Thanks.

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