Your local representative provides you with a list of hardware keys to be replaced, plus a unique Authentication Key that validates your company identity and gives you access to your new software protection key(s). Keep this information with you during the replacement process.
Step-by-Step Key Replacement
Start the License Manager Tool and Sign in with your GRAPHISOFT ID:
In the appearing dialog box, enter your Authentication Key.
The Create Company Account dialog box appears.
Enter the name of your company and click Accept to become your company’s Admin, who will manage the company account.
NOTE: You will enter the Authentication Key and create a Company Account only once.
Plug in the hardware protection key that you are replacing into your computer.
From the appearing list in the License Manager Tool, select the hardware key and press Start Key Replacement.
The Key Replacement dialog box appears, listing the Source key (the hardware key) and the Target key (the new software key, located in the cloud-based Company License Pool, which will replace it).
Click Start Replacement to begin the process.
Once the process is successful, please disconnect the hardware key
You can download the new software key to your computer after it is finished: select the software key from the list and click Download.
The program will notify you once the key has been successfully downloaded to your computer.
The key and its licenses are ready to use. Press Quit to exit the License Manager Tool.
If your company would like to manage the software keys with multiple GRAPHISOFT IDs after the WIBU key replacement process, you must create additional GRAPHISOFT IDs for your colleagues and set up their user rights separately. For more information, see the following page http://www.graphisoft.com/support/graphisoftid/manage-company/.