Remove trial licenses

Problem

Problem 1

You activated a 30-day trial license in NiceLabel Designer and/or Automation and you want to use your production license before the 30 days expire. You can't deactivate your trial license.

Problem 2

You activated a 30-day trial license in Control Center and you want to use your production license before the 30 days expire. You can't deactivate your trial license.

Solution

Solution 1

You can remove your trial license from your system:

  1. Close NiceLabel applications.

  2. Open Services console. (Press the <Windows> key and type "Services".)

  3. Navigate to NiceLabel Proxy Service 10 , or NiceLabel Proxy Service 2019 , or NiceLabel Proxy Service 2017 and stop the service.

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  4. Open your file explorer and navigate to the folder:

    • %programdata%\NiceLabel\NiceLabel 10 if you use NiceLabel 10

    • %programdata%\NiceLabel\NiceLabel 2019 if you use NiceLabel 2019

    • %programdata%\NiceLabel\NiceLabel 2017 if you use NiceLabel 2017

    img-03_programdata.png
  5. Rename the files

    • "product.config"

    • "license.db"

  6. Start NiceLabel Proxy Service 10 , or NiceLabel Proxy Service 2019 , or NiceLabel Proxy Service 2017.

    img-04_start_service.png

Your trial license is now removed. You can restart NiceLabel and activate your production license.

Solution 2

You can remove your trial license from the server where Control Center is installed:

  1. Open Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.

  2. Stop the IIS. In the Actions pane > Manage Server section, click Stop.

  3. Open the Services console and navigate to NiceLabel Control Center Proxy Service and stop the service.

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  4. Open Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio and connect to the database server where your Control Center (NiceAN) database is located.

  5. Delete the licensing data from the table nan.License:

    DELETE FROM nan.License;

  6. Delete the licensing data from the table nan.Setting:

    DELETE FROM nan.Setting WHERE Setting = 'V3RegistrationNumber';

    DELETE FROM nan.Setting WHERE Setting = 'LicenseKey';

  7. In your file explorer navigate to the folder %programdata%\NiceLabel\NiceLabel Control Center\system.net (usually c:\ProgramData\NiceLabel\NiceLabel Control Center\system.net\).

  8. Delete the file License.db.

  9. In the same folder open the file product.config with text editor and delete the license tag.

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  10. Save product.config file.

  11. Start Internet Information Services (IIS).

  12. Start NiceLabel Control Center Proxy Service.

Your trial license is now removed from Control Center.