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Article ID: 369 | Category: | Type: How To | Last Modified: 5/26/2016

Removing a license in ABBYY Lingvo


Follow the instructions below to remove a license and activate new one.

  1. Delete the license file <serial number>.ABBYY.License. File is located in:
    • C:\ProgramData\ABBYY\Lingvo\<version number>\Licenses in Windows Vista and later operating systems;
    • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\ApplicationData\ ABBYY\Lingvo\<version number>\Licenses in Windows XP;
    • Please note, ProgramData and ApplicationData folders can be hidden.
  2. Restart the ABBYY Lingvo Licensing Service:
    1. Open the Start menu;
    2. Select the Control Panel item;
    3. Double-click Administrative Tools (System and Security > Administrative Tools);
    4. Double-click Services;
    5. Find the ABBYY Lingvo Licensing Service in the list of services;
    6. Right-click the service and select Restart from the shortcut menu.
  3. Start ABBYY Lingvo. The Activation Wizard will open and you will be able to activate the program.
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