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Article ID: 1068 | Category: Activation | Type: FAQ | Last Modified: 2/7/2017

What is Installation ID?


What is the Installation ID? What information about my computer is used to generate this parameter?

Where can I find the Installation ID?


The Installation ID is a unique identification parameter that is generated based your computer's configuration when you activate an ABBYY Product. This parameter does not contain any information about you or your computer that can be used to identify you. The Installation ID parameter and the serial number of the product are used to generate your activation code.

To find this parameter, follow these steps:

  1. Start the program you would like to activate.
  2. The program will prompt you to activate it. Click the Activate now button.
    If the program does not show you the activation prompt, open the Help menu and select the Activate now item to start the Activation Wizard.
  3. Enter the serial number and click Next.
  4. Select the activation method by fax or phone and click Next.
  5. The Activation Wizard will show you the Installation ID.
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