Problem activating SDL Trados Translation Studio 2009- Please help!
Thread poster: Waleed Mohamed

Waleed Mohamed  Identity Verified
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Feb 13, 2011

I receive the error message [ Could not contact activation server (Error code 50041)] and sometimes I receive the error message [ The activation of the fulfillment is denied by the activation policy because fulfill count exceeded the seat count # 7290-5816 (Error code 50040)].

I had to reinstall my Windows XP Professional, and now I installed my Trados Studio 2009 but cannot re-activate it.

I went to the license manager, but the option "return license" is not active. I also made sure that no firewall preventing contacting servers.

Please help!

Thanks

Waleed


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Natalie  Identity Verified
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You need to contact SDL support Feb 13, 2011

Hi Waleed,

Looks like you haven't returned the license before reinstalling Windows. You will be unable to re-activate Studio without SDL support.

Natalia


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Waleed Mohamed  Identity Verified
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Free support? Feb 13, 2011

Natalie wrote:

Hi Waleed,

Looks like you haven't returned the license before reinstalling Windows. You will be unable to re-activate Studio without SDL support.

Natalia


Thanks Natalia for your response!

Do they offer free support or do I have to buy a support plan?

Best regards

Waleed


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Free support for Licensing and Installation problems Feb 14, 2011

Waleed Mohamed wrote:
Do they offer free support or do I have to buy a support plan?


Dear Waleed,

We offer free support for all Licensing and Installation problems via our online Solution Finders: http://kb.sdl.com/index.aspx?t=sf.

If you have already tried the suggestions in KB article # 2298 Troubleshooting common errors during license activation (http://kb.sdl.com/article.aspx?article=2298&p=1), I would suggest you follow this path:
- Licensing Problems
- My software runs in demo mode only, or Activation/Licensing does not work.
- Activation Code
- I receive an error during activation.
- My firewall settings are correct.
- This kind of software is turned off. I still get an error when I try to activate my software.

The form will log a case in our Support system and a Support Engineer will deal with your request as soon as possible.

Best regards,
Judith


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