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[Fix] How to make SEO Suite Rank Tracker & Spyglass work with the latest Google changes

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by websitesareus, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. websitesareus

    websitesareus Junior Member

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    Here is how you can fix the current problem that the cracked versions of Link Assist SEO Suite Rank Tracker and Spyglass don't show Google results (after the Google change on Jan 26 2012):

    Basically, both programs will update themselves to the latest Google updates and start working fine again, when you start them as 'free' version and then revert them back to the cracked version.

    Here is how to do this for both programs, if you are using a fake name and registration key, and have link-assist.com blocked in your hosts file:

    1. Make sure you know the fake name and registration keys as you will need them again later. They are in the Help/Registration info menu.

    2. Close the program, and delete the files .ranktracker.properties and .spyglass.properties. They are inside your 'C:/Users/YourUsername' folder in Windows 7.

    3. Unblock the link-assist websites from your hosts file (C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc): Open your hosts file with notepad and add # so the software can reach their server:

    Code:
    #127.0.0.1 link-assistant.com and 
    #127.0.0.1 [URL="http://www.link-assistant.com"]www.link-assistant.com[/URL]
    4. Now start the program, it will default back to the free version, and update itself.

    5. After that, close the program, block link-assist.com again in your host file (remove the #), lastly open the program again and type in the fake name and registration key again.

    Now it should work again :D
     
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  2. jubu211

    jubu211 Newbie

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    Awesome that works great
     
  3. markhenry121

    markhenry121 Elite Member

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    Great post everyone should know about this.
     
  4. Markthedude

    Markthedude Power Member

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    Great share! And I really appreciate your tutorial but wouldn't this be easier?

    Unblock link-assistant in your host files

    Code:
    #127.0.0.1 link-assistant.com and 
    #127.0.0.1 www.link-assistant.com
    
    Download the latest version of SEO Powersuite:
    Code:
    http://www.link-assistant.com/download/windows/seopowersuite.zip
    Re-block Link-Assistant:

    Code:
    127.0.0.1 link-assistant.com and 
    127.0.0.1 www.link-assistant.com
    
    Install SEO PowerSuite like normal and your done.

    Or is there something I'm missing here?
     
  5. kazhkaz

    kazhkaz Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Then the same registration code will not work anymore ;)
     
  6. kazhkaz

    kazhkaz Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It didn't work but I found what you may have missed. After update you have to restore .properties file and it is working again.
     
  7. DamnedFreak

    DamnedFreak Junior Member

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    My old registration info does no longer work after that.
    also tried restoring the .properties files, didn't change.
     
  8. banel

    banel Regular Member

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    It didn't work from first. I had to restore my old .properties files from recycle bin. So, update your first post with this info because i'm sure there are other people in my situation.
     
  9. banel

    banel Regular Member

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    update: It seems that rank tracker can't check rankings. :(
     
  10. ksaris

    ksaris Junior Member

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    Hey guys just wanted to help anyone that is trying this method and wondering if it works... It DOES!

    I just tried it to my 5.6.2 version which wasnt getting KEI nor KW suggestions.

    Use the instructions, except substitute deleting the .prop file and instead, save these files (4 files if doing all of the programs), and at the last step instead of opening the software and inputting the user an serial, do not open the software, paste the original .prop files into the same location where they started.

    Then open the software and you should be good to go, no need to even place the user and serial in the fields as it picks it up from the .prop file.

    Mine now works 100%.

    Hope that helps. :)
     
  11. subjimbo

    subjimbo Newbie

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    Unfortunately this does not work for me using RankTracker.

    Can anybody using 5.8.3 confirm that they have Google working when using RankTracker?

    Edit: It seems that when running the FREE version, I can update on Google no worries. Its just when I replace the .properties files it stops working.. Strange.

    Is anybody able to upload their properties files so I can test this?
     
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  12. banel

    banel Regular Member

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    I have the same problem. When I paste again my old .properties I can't check rankings nor competition.
     
  13. dzacek

    dzacek Newbie

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    The same problem for me
     
  14. kideze

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    do NOT use proxies with these programs or it will connect with the company and the program WILL NOT WORK. just a notice
     
  15. pokerjk

    pokerjk Senior Member

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    v5.8.3 anyone have it working with Google? Just getting fails here...
     
  16. subjimbo

    subjimbo Newbie

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    I now have it working. Download Version 5.8 that was uploaded by silvermario from the downloads thread.

    This is how you get it working.

    Uninstall your current RankTracker installation. Delete all the .properties files and the .ranktracker (and similar folders) folders under C:\Users\(Username) (For Windows 7) after you have uninstalled the program.

    Make sure your hosts file (C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc)has been edited to block the program from reaching their servers.

    Code:
    127.0.0.1 link-assistant.com
    127.0.0.1 www.link-assistant.com
    Install the older version (Thanks no4h)

    Code:
    http:// mediafire.com /?91tww26fms3auhc
    Enter the product codes for each product:

    Code:
    LinkAssistant --------------------------------------------------
     Registered By: WordStream Trial
     Registration Key: LA-a01WzdrJLjvFE131
     
     Rank Tracker --------------------------------------------------
     Registered By: WordStream Trial 
     Registration Key: RT-a0SLyR5O9afVR8d9
     
     WebSite Auditor -----------------------------------------------
     Registered By: WordStream Trial
     Registration Key: WA-a0CaraHQDaStHN49
     
     SEO SpyGlass -------------------------------------------------
     Registered By: WordStream Trial
     Registration Key: SSG-a0OWbHKBCpgg3Pfe
    After you have entered them all, Download V 5.8 that was uploaded by silvermario:

    Install Version 5.8 and run Ranktracker. Check your licence information has transferred over. CLICK THE 'X' IN THE CORNER OF THE SCREEN AND NOT 'OK' TO CLOSE THE REGISTRATION WINDOW.

    Make a new project. Google will now complete successfully. Do not upgrade to version 5.8.3.

    Hope this helps.
     
  17. jvmartija

    jvmartija Regular Member

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    Does spyglass and rank tracker have the same version? What are the updated version right now? Just to check if my tools are still updated.
     
  18. ichief

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    Thanks bro its working with 5.8.0
     
  19. supapera

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    rank tracker updated to 6.0 and it works with old crack
     
  20. lionccol

    lionccol Newbie

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    wow it works thank you guys current running rank tracker 5.8