MajorBBS 6.22 Free - asking for serial

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Cthulhuhoop
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MajorBBS 6.22 Free - asking for serial

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Hi, I am following the instructions for installing the MBBS 6.22 Free Virtual Box.

Step 36 is "Run GALPACK.EXE"
When I run this program, it asks for a Worldgroup V1.0 Upgrade Utility 11 digit Serial Number, and then it requests an 18 digit Activation Code after the serial is input.

Instructions do not include this information - am I missing something? I followed all steps exactly so far.

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Re: MajorBBS 6.22 Free - asking for serial

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Okay so update: I found the files in the GALPACK directory for the act code and serial; however, I get an error that the act code is invalid, and it sets the board for 0 users. Is this normal?

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Re: MajorBBS 6.22 Free - asking for serial

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Are you using the GALPACK that is inside the ISO file? If you change to the GALPACK directory and then run GALPACK.EXE, point it to the directory that you installed MBBS (usually c:\bbsv6) you should be fine.
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Re: MajorBBS 6.22 Free - asking for serial

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Duckula wrote:
> Are you using the GALPACK that is inside the ISO file? If you change to
> the GALPACK directory and then run GALPACK.EXE, point it to the directory
> that you installed MBBS (usually c:\bbsv6) you should be fine.

Yes, the GALPACK on the virtual CD drive. The codes in the files in that directory do not appear to work;

HOWEVER, even though the WG Upgrade Utility fails, when I run the board I do have 255 channels, so it seems to work still. Guess I will ignore it!

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If you have 256 channels then it has worked.
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Re: MajorBBS 6.22 Free - asking for serial

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Duckula wrote:
> If you have 256 channels then it has worked.

Thank you for your info!

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