If you have a Build-A-Board.com account with Run-Time licenses (or will be purchasing Run-Time licenses), refer to the steps below as to how to license a Windows system. Please note the following information:
Once you install My-T-Soft Basic on a new system, you will need a license for that system. If you run the IMG License Manager (Licensing Information icon), and it shows as unlicensed, follow the sequence below to license your system.
- For large deployments, a Build-A-Board Platform license may be more appropriate. For more details, refer to a general overview of license options.
- The Windows run-time software included with Build-A-Board is meant for Platform license deployments. It does not include the IMG License Manager.
- So the quickest and easiest way to install the My-T-Soft run-time software for custom Build-A-Board layouts onto a Windows system is to download and install My-T-Soft Basic - this provides an installation/setup for My-T-Soft along with the IMG License Manager, which enables system licensing using your Build-A-Board.com account licenses.
When you run the IMG License Manager, you will see:
If you click on Retrieve System License
and your system is not already added to your account, you will see:
To license this system, click on the Purchase/Apply License Now to Apply a license to this system:
This will open your browser, and go to the Build-A-Board.com account options - use the top option (Add This System to your Account) and enter your e-mail/password for your Build-A-Board.com account (from your Welcome to Build-A-Board e-mail):
Notes: If you do not know your e-mail/password, you can use the options at Build-A-Board.com to reset your password. Be sure you can logon to your account before adding a system to your account. If you do not have an account, you will want to Purchase a License. For other issues, please contact IMG Customer Service.
After you enter your e-mail and password, and click on "Add this System", you will see:
At this point, return to the IMG License Manager, and click on Retrieve System License:
Then you will see something similar to:
If you are unable to add a new system, you may have reached the maximum number of system licenses in your account. Depending on your circumstances, you may want to purchase additional system licenses, or upgrade your account or license.
For available licenses, license details and to manage your licenses, see the License Manager tab in your Build-A-Board.com account.
|Category: Licensing||Type: Question/Answer||Product: General Issue|
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