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FRC 2014 NI Software Licensing

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Will the 2014 NI Software (Primarily LabVIEW 2013) actually expire? I have been hearing multiple places that it will not, but when I went on to re-install the software on a new classmate, I got a message saying that it will end in XX days. It was however many days until some date in January and it was not 30, so they activation did succeed. I am mainly asking due to the fact that we still have 2 cRIOs (8 slot) and would sill like to use them for demonstration and outreach reasons.

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Hello!

The FRC 2014 software (from last season) should be licensed indefinitely.  It sounds like it might not be fully activated.

Can you open the NI License Manager and take a look at the color of the boxes next to the software?  The link below explains what licensing status is indicated by each color.

http://zone.ni.com/reference/en-XX/help/371136F-01/nilm/html/environment/

If the boxes are not all green, then your software is likely not fully activated.  If they are and you're still experiencing the same problem, then I would recommend giving NI FIRST Support a call at 866-511-6285

Best of luck this season!

Regards,
Kelly B.

National Instruments
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