SDL 2011 "access denied" when setting languages
Thread poster: Ainhoa Bressers

Ainhoa Bressers
Local time: 06:24
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Jun 29, 2013


I have just bought a new laptop to take traveling with me (tomorrow). I deactivated my license on my old laptop and activated it on this new laptop (HP, Windows 8). When I choose the languages to use, I get the message "access denied". I am not sure what to do now, I am using the administrator account so that can't be the problem. I never had this problem before. On my PC I also use Windows 8 and didn't have a problem when I installed Studio 2011.

Any help is much appreciated.

A. Bressers


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KB article Jul 1, 2013

Dear Ainhoa,

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