Trouble with SDL Trados registration
Thread poster: Natasha Stoyanova

Natasha Stoyanova  Identity Verified
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Mar 26, 2006

Hi all!

I hope somebody can help me in my case before the answer from the SDL support will reach me:)
I bought SDL Trados 2006, installed Trados, SDLX and after installing Multuterm receive in TW a message "TM is too big for demo mode. Plese enter valid license No". Locating the path to the license file through License Manager didn't help. So I decide to uninstall and install again all components.
Now, when trying to register SDL Trados after its installation first in the License Manager whem trying to test the license file I receive a message "The operation failed" and the registration is unsuccessful - in the opened registration windoe I see
Registering SDL Trados components...
Registering filter framework...
Registering SDL Trados applications...
and the windows closed itself.

Any suggestion will be appreciated!



Chantal Kamgne  Identity Verified
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Same problem Dec 6, 2006

Hi AmusedNath,

I am having exactly the same problem. Could you please tell me how you solved yours?



Natasha Stoyanova  Identity Verified
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Problems with Trados registration Dec 6, 2006

Chantal Kamgne wrote:

Hi AmusedNath,

I am having exactly the same problem. Could you please tell me how you solved yours?


Hi Chantal!

I didn't remember now exact steps, but I called Trados support line +44 1628 416 398 and they give me all the instructions.
Another way is to use their support page.

Hope this will help you.



Vito Smolej
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This is the usual symptom for "HAVE NOT FOUND" license... Dec 6, 2006

so you have to go to Help/About/License manager in TWB and the provide the subdirectory and the name of the lic file (*) you have received during the proces of purchasing/delivery.

it should end up in something like this:

Licensed to XYZ, serial no.: 12345-67890. Thank you for using TRADOS software.

Available licenses:
Translator's Workbench/SDLX, Version 7.x Freelance
Japanese UI for Translator's Workbench, Version 7.x
TagEditor, Version 7.x
Japanese UI for TagEditor, Version 7.x
T-Window for PowerPoint, Version 7.x
T-Window for Excel, Version 7.x
T-Window for Resources, Version 7.x
T-Window for Executables, Version 7.x
WinAlign, Version 7.x Freelance
Japanese UI for WinAlign, Version 7.x
S-Tagger for FrameMaker, Version 7.x
S-Tagger for Interleaf, Version 7.x

*: TRADOS does not care if you rename it to "my little license for big bucks.alt" and put it on your memory stick at m:. You just then have to say in the license manager: M:/my little license for big bucks.alt

[Edited at 2006-12-06 23:42]


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