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Do I need a new WF license for my new PC?
Thread poster: Pablo Mayen

Pablo Mayen  Identity Verified
Mexico
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Oct 12, 2006

Hi all,

I'm getting rid of my old PC to buy a new one, but I would like to know if I need a new WF license for that machine, or can I just download the software and use that same license?

Thanks in advance for your support.


All best,

Pablo


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Wenke Geddert  Identity Verified
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Relicense if you already have a license Oct 12, 2006

You need to relicence the version, which you can do free of charge.

Please go to http://www.wordfast.net/ and click on "buy". Click on "click here to re-license Wordfast if you already own a license" and follow the instructions.

Hope this helps.

Wenke


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Pablo Mayen  Identity Verified
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Awesome! Oct 12, 2006

Wow Wenke! Thank you very much for your prompt response! I'll do that...

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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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Just for the record Oct 12, 2006

Many users really believe you have to buy a new Wf-license when switching machines. That is not true. One license is good for three years of use.
Regards
Heinrich


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Pablo Mayen  Identity Verified
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Thank you too Heinrich! Oct 12, 2006

I'll bear that in mind too...

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xxxsardiniangir
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I can't relicense Aug 7, 2010

sorry if this has been already mentioned somewhere.
My PC does not work anymore. I installed wordfast last version in my Mac with the same license. It does not recognize it saying that it's unknown or already in use.
What should i do?
thank you


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Yasmin Moslem  Identity Verified
Egypt
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Re-license (FREE) Aug 9, 2010

sardiniangirl wrote:

My PC does not work anymore. I installed wordfast last version in my Mac with the same license. It does not recognize it saying that it's unknown or already in use.


You can log-in to your account (wordfast.net > support > login) and enter the *new* Install No shown in Wordfast Pro > Help menu > License Management into the online licensing system to get a new suitable lic file.

You can watch this small video, describing Wordfast Pro licensing steps:
http://www.wordfast.com/wf_pro_license.htm


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Best regards,
Yasmin Moslem

Wordfast Support Team
www.wordfast.com | www.wordfast.net


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