Anti-fake code identification help

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Jun 8, 2011
  1. moozer
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    Hi all,

    Could somebody please clarify something?

    The back of an Acekard 2i has a removeable sticker. Once removed, this reveals a code printed to the cart.

    Are there supposed to be 4 sets of 5 digit numbers?

    Also, do you have to enter all of these numbers onto the Acekard website to check for genuine carts? If so, do you include spaces between the 4 sets, put a dash between each or enter as a continuous (20 digit) number.

    Thanks.

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    Tell us, what have YOU tried?
     
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    Well, I tried each entry method where ALL digits are used and each reports back that my Acekard is a fake.

    I bought it from an Acekard approved reseller and have had no issues with it - all updated and working fine with original Acekard firmware and AKAIO OS.

    Should I be concerned?
     
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    The codes can only be checked once, perhaps the store didn't realize this and checked the codes to make sure they weren't about to re-sell some fakes?
     
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    I kinda thought that, but not very good practice is it? With me having no problems with official software, etc. I don't feel I need to worry about it then!

    Thanks for the input
     
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    I was able to check my code more than once. When I checked it for the second time, it still told me that the code is legit but it also told me it has been checked before.
     
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    Check out this youtube video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NwVvPEy6fo

    Don't enter spaces or dashes, otherwise even if the code is genuine the site will tell you it's counterfeit. Enter the 20 digits without spaces.
     
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    Hi Haggar,

    Just tried your suggestion but the Anti-Clone check said the code doesn't exist. Maybe, as Rydian pointed out, that the reseller has already done this to ensure they're not selling fakes.

    Thanks for your help [​IMG]
     
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    I'm not sure what the various messages for certain situations are, though. I got my AK2i before the code was added.
     
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    If the code was entered correctly and isn't identified then it appears to be a clone. You might want to contact Acekard to confirm that it is a counterfeit. As for the messages, Rydian could be right. I'm new to this and the only code I checked was for the Acekard 2i I recently purchased and it did allow me to enter the code more than once but it did warn me that the code had been previously checked.
     
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    Hi guys,

    Just to update - I've sent a message to the reseller regarding this and am waiting their reply. I'll let you know what they say.

    Moozer
     

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