Activation
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After installation is complete, you must activate your software, using a code found on your CD envelope or emailed to you.  It is easiest if you have an internet connection during the activation process.


Activation

Online

First, go the About tab and press the Activate Online button.  On the next screen, enter your activation code.  Then press Next. You will be asked to enter your name, your organization and your email address.  After you press Next again, you will be asked to enter a password, which will be used if you reactivate your software on another computer (see below).  Because it may be emailed to you in plain text, you should not use a valuable password. 

You will also be asked to choose a computer name.  This is a name that you make up, and is only used within Stat/Transfer.  You should choose a computer name that will clearly identify your computer, such as "laptop" or "office." This name must be under 32 characters.  Each of your computers must have a unique name.  Once the computer is activated, you will not be able to change the name.


Finally, when you press Next again, your information will be sent to our server and, if your serial number is valid, the activation information will be written to your computer.  Once activation is complete, you must restart Stat/Transfer.


Offline

If your computer is not connected to the internet, you will be offered an activation process by which the program will generate a small file that you can save onto a thumb drive or other portable media.  You can then take this to an internet-connected computer and upload it to our website.  The server will return another file that you can then save to disk.  Then, at your original  computer, you can activate your copy by pasting this file into a dialog box brought up by the Install License button on the About dialog box.


Help in Activating the Software

For detailed instructions, please see the Support/Activation section of our website, www.stattransfer.com.



Installing on Additional Computers

The activation process will send a "machine fingerprint" that identifies your particular computer. If you have a single-user license for Stat/Transfer, you are permitted to install it on up to three computers, as long as you are the primary user of the computers (for instance on a home computer, office computer, and a laptop). If you get a new computer, you can deactivate one of the machines and activate on the new computer. 


In order to install Stat/Transfer on another machine using the same activation code, you will need to re-activate the software after you install the program on the second machine.  The re-activation process will ask you for your old password and asks you to create a new password that identifies your second installation.  If you have forgotten or misplaced your old password, you can have it sent to the email address you gave in your initial activation session by clicking on the Forgot your Password? button.  Remember to write down both your old and new passwords.