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Regular activation of a FotoWare software product

Having downloaded and installed a FotoWare software product, the product requires activation before it will run on the system.

Performing activation

  1. Open the Windows Start menu and start typing FotoWare License Tool, then start it.
  2. A command prompt opens and shows you the syntax for performing the activation.
  3. To activate a product key, enter the following and press Enter to execute the command:
fwlicensetool -a <licensekey>

Activating FotoStation

For more information about installing and activating FotoStation, see Installing FotoStation.

What if activation fails?

There are several reasons for why an activation can fail. To learn about the different activation error messages and what they mean, see  Troubleshooting activation.