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Activation: Internet Method

The activation of Square one software via the internet is a quick and secure process. All you need is your e-mail address, password and the order number for your licence purchase (details of which will have been e-mailed to you when you completed your purchase).

Step-by-step guide

Please read through the numbered steps below to familiarise yourself with the entire Internet Activation process.

1. Start Activation Process

To begin activation, go to Help » Activate Software... menu item from within the software you want to activate, or choose Activate Software from the About dialog.

Choose Activate Software... from the Help menu, or...

Choose Activate Software... from the Help menu, or...

...click Activate Software from the About dialog.

...click Activate Software from the About dialog.

2. Choose Activation Method

Next, in the Software Activation wizard, you need to choose the activation method you prefer. In this instance we will choose the Activate via the Internet option.

Next choose the Activate via the Internet option.
Choose the Activate via the Internet option.

When you click the the Next button to continue, the software will attempt to establish a connection to the Internet -- so at this point you need to make sure your computer is on-line for this to work.

When you click the Next button, the software will try to connect to the Internet.
When you click the Next button, the software will try to connect to the Internet.

Important Note: At no time during the Internet activation process are any personal details or information about your computer collected by Square One. The only information that is transferred is your login details (so that we can make sure your software licences are secure) and the name, serial number and version of the software you are trying to activate (so that your software licence can be activated correctly).

If you would like more information regarding our privacy policy and Internet activation, please click the Privacy Policy button in the Software Activation wizard.

3. Login to the Activation Server

Next you need to login to the Square One Activation Server with the details from your order. You need the e-mail address, password and the order number for your licence purchase (these details will have been e-mailed to you when your purchase was completed).

Next you need to login with the details from your order.
Login with the details from your order.

4. Choose Licence Method

Next you will be asked to choose how you would like to activate your licence, either desktop or network. In the majority of situations a desktop licence will be the most appropriate method.

Choose the licence method you prefer.
Choose the licence method you prefer.

Note: Only if your Systems Administrator has already setup a network licence will the network licence option be available to you.

5. Success & Confirmation

Finally the Activation Successful page will be displayed. All that's left to do now is click the Finnish button to close the Software Activation wizard and start using the software.

Choose the licence method you prefer.
Click the Finnish button to complete the activation process.

Software Activation confirmation.
Software Activation confirmation.

Please Note: If at any stage in want to upgrade your computer or transfer your licence to a new computer, then you should review the step-by-step guide to desktop licence transfer.

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