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Dongle License Update Instructions for BuildIT

Overview

The USB dongle supplied with your software can be updated to support new versions or enable additional software features.

Prepare

Please review this table before you begin to ensure your success.

Time to Complete 15 minutes
Skills Needed
  • General knowledge of Microsoft Windows
  • General computer skills
Prerequisites
  • Internet connection
  • Computer you use with your software
  • License information email
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License Update Instructions

  1. Close any open windows of BuildIT.
    Close BuildIT
  2. Open the email you received from BuildIT which contains your license information.
    BuildIT License Email
  3. Run the BuildIT Hardware License Utility: Start > Programs > BuildIT 20XX > Hardware License Utility.
    Open BuildIT Hardware License Utility
  4. Plug in the USB dongle into your computer that matches the first dongle serial number listed in the email provided ("112XXX" in the example below). Be sure to unplug any other dongles you are not currently updating.
    Dongle License Code
  5. COPY & PASTE the first line of your Update Code into the Update License input box. (It is very important that you copy and paste only one line at a time).
    Selecting First License Code 
  6. After each line of Update Code is pasted, click the Update License button.
    Update License
  7. Congratulations! You have successfully updated your BuildIT license.
  8. If you have more than one line of code per license: Repeat steps #5 and #6 with each of additional lines of code, one line at a time.
    Enter Second License Code
  9. If you have more than one dongle to update: Repeat steps #4-7 with the next dongle number.
    Repeat for Additional Dongles

 

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