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How Can I Change the Serial Number for My National Instruments Software?



Primary Software: Other NI Software>>NI License Manager
Primary Software Version: 4.0
Primary Software Fixed Version: N/A
Secondary Software: N/A

Problem:
I have the wrong serial number for National Instruments software on my PC. I want to change the serial number without having to uninstall and reinstall the software. How can I do it?

Solution:
The serial number associated with the software can be changed by deactivating, then activating again. Steps for this process are:
  1. Deactivate the software using KnowledgeBase 3TUA30KK: How Do I Deactivate or Remove my License for an NI Product?
  2. Activate the software again following the White Paper: National Instruments Activation Wizard Walk-Through with the correct serial number.
The new serial number will appear in NI License Manager (Start»Programs»National Instruments»NI License Manager).

NI License Manager 4.0 and higher:



NI License Manager 3.7 and lower:





Related Links:
KnowledgeBase 3TUA30KK: How Do I Deactivate or Remove my License for an NI Product?

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Report Date: 07/29/2004
Last Updated: 10/05/2017
Document ID: 3BSBPT4P

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