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    Testing Shareware Product- Black Box Testing

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    Download a shareware version of some commercial software. Design a plan for converting the shareware version to a full version without paying one cent. If it is not possible for the shareware to be converted to a full version, analyze what kind of techniques the software vendor has used to protect it. (You may use your intuition, since you cannot really test it in detail.) In addition, use the techniques to do some black-box testing on the software and report your results in the report.

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    Download a shareware version of some commercial software. Design a plan for converting the shareware version to a full version without paying one cent. If it is not possible for the shareware to be converted to a full version, analyze what kind of techniques the software vendor has used to protect it. (You may use your intuition, since you cannot really test it in detail.) In addition, use the techniques to do some black-box testing on the software and report your results in the report.

    Solution:

    Shareware tested: ScreenShot2File
    Version: 1.3.2.0
    Website: www.ScreenShot2.com

    I had downloaded the software from a shareware site namely www.sharewarecomet.com.

    This shareware makes shots if active window and entire screen ...

    Solution Summary

    This problem attempts to convert a shareware version to a full version without payment of a cent. It checks if it is possible. Hence I have downloaded one product and checked if it is possible.

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