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Article ID: 1599 | Category: Activation | Type: How To | Last Modified: 2/27/2014

How can I transfer the ABBYY FlexiCapture license from one computer to another?

Description

I need to transfer the ABBYY FlexiCapture license from one computer to another. How can I achieve it?

Solution

If you use a hardware license:

To transfer a hardware license from one computer to another you need to:

  1. Install the necessary components of ABBYY FlexiCapture system on the new machine (License Server in case of FlexiCapture Distributed and Administration Station in case of FlexiCapture Standalone);
  2. Replace the USB-dongle from the old machine and attach it to the new machine;
  3. Make sure that License Manager have detected the license;
  4. If other ABBYY FlexiCapture stations remain on the same computers, it is necessary to change the address, on which the stations connect to the Licensing Server. You can find the instructions how to do it in the ABBYY FlexiCapture 10 System Administrator’s Guide in chapter Connecting Stations to the Licensing Server.

If License Manager hasn’t detected the license file on the USB-dongle, it is recommended to follow the instructions of the corresponding article of ABBYY Knowledge Base.

If you use a software license:

To transfer a software license from one computer to another you need to:

  1. Contact the manager who provided you the license and ask him to provide the opportunity of deactivation;
  2. Deactivate the license. To do it you need to:
    1. Open ABBYY FlexiCapture License Manager on the old computer
    2. Click the right button on the chosen license;
    3. Choose Deactivate… and follow the instructions of License Deactivation Master.

If the old computer is broken and there is no possibility to deactivate the license on it you need to contact the manager who provided you the license.

  1. Install the necessary components of ABBYY FlexiCapture system on the new machine (License Server in case of FlexiCapture Distributed and Administration Station in case of FlexiCapture Standalone);
  2. Activate the license on the new computer:
    1. Open ABBYY FlexiCapture License Manager on the new computer;
    2. Choose License → Activate… and follow the instructions of License Activation Master.
    3. If other ABBYY FlexiCapture stations remain on the same computers, it is necessary to change the address, on which the stations connect to the Licensing Server. You can find the instructions how to do it in the ABBYY FlexiCapture 10 System Administrator’s Guide in chapter Connecting Stations to the Licensing Server.
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