OK, so I figured that since I have it on my computer I might as well make use of it. I accidentally deleted the 'license control center' that came with the program because I didn't know what it was. I thought it was spyware or something. Apparently I needed the info there because it contained the key to registering Cubase. I tried putting in the cd and re-installing but my computer's HD is messed up and it won't install correctly, it says the destination folder could not be created. I am going to bring it to be repaired in the near future but is there any way that I can get Cubase working before I do that?