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I am using Backyard EOS 3.1 Trial edition [OTL-BYE-T] and a Canon 70D camera.  I have been getting familiar with using the software inside with my camera attached.  I decided to take it outside and connect my telescope and camera to see how things work.  Well I got a pop up message that "internet connection" is required with trial version and the program would not start.  My questions is: "Is this just a condition that happens because I am using the trial version and this condition will not occur with the paid version"?  There is no way for me to have internet access while outside, so I won't be able to try out the software and decide how well it works when I have both the camera and telescope attached.  I don't want to purchase the software if I will need internet access for it to function.  Any help/information would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you,  Gerry Di

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Correct, start the app in the house before going outside.  To be on the safe side you can start a second instance and leave it minimized.  This can be useful if for some odd reason you need to restart the app :)

Purchase keys do not require internet access.

Regards,

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