Problem with licence/opening of Work Bench (SDL Trados 2007 Suite Freelance)
Thread poster: Patricia Cardet

Patricia Cardet  Identity Verified
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Aug 15, 2009

My work bench was working perfectly ... until this morning!

It simply does not open and I get constantly the following message.

"An error occured while trying to verify the licence.
Please check the installation and try again.
Translator's Workbench Freelance" will now close"


Maybe this is due to some Windows update. I tried to return the key and to reactivate the licence, to reinstall the programm, but to no avail.

Does anybody know how to to solve this problem.

Thanks a lot in advance

[Edited at 2009-08-15 18:20 GMT]

[Edited at 2009-08-15 18:43 GMT]


 

Peter Linton  Identity Verified
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Already open Aug 15, 2009

A common reason for this problem is that Workbench is already open (and perhaps minimised) and you are trying to load a second instance. Make sure Workbench is not running and try again.

 

Patricia Cardet  Identity Verified
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No, this is not the case Aug 15, 2009

Thank you, Peter.

No, unfortunately, no other Workbench is running. I restarted my computer many times, but this does not help either.


 

Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
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Network? Aug 16, 2009

Hi,
are you running Workbench in a network? If so, there might be another Workbench instance running on a different machine connected to the same network.
Change the workgroup name of your machine to resolve this.


 

Patricia Cardet  Identity Verified
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Not a network problem Aug 17, 2009

Hello Stanislav,

No, I am not running Worrkbench in a network.

In the meantime I found out that if I return the licence, I manage to open Workbench in demo mode (with which I cannot work of course !), but as soon as I reactivate the licence and try to reopen the Workbench I get the error message (see above).

Very mysterious and ... catastrophic !


 

Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
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SDL Support Aug 17, 2009

Hi again,
you are elligible for free support by SDL on installation and licensing issues. If you can't reactivate your license, you should submit a support ticket and wait for the SDL support staff to contact you. They are very helpful.


 

Patricia Cardet  Identity Verified
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Thanks Aug 17, 2009

Thank you, Stanislav.

I'll try to contact SDL and let you know about my progress,


 


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