moderated Re: Activation Count Remaining

Mike B.

Here you go:
From: Farfar Carlson
I posted a question to FS about how to determine the number of activation
keys remaining. In case any of you wanted to find out, here are their
instructions, verbatim:
Thank you for contacting Freedom Scientific Support.
We suggest going to
2. Click on the continue product activation button.
3. Down arrow to: Verify the number of activation keys available for
your Freedom Scientific product and press enter.
4. Down arrow to serial number and again down arrow to edit.
Type in your JAWS serial number and press enter on the submit button.
5. Underneath the first seven digits of the authorization number, you
will find the number of keys remaining.
 If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to contact
 Original Message -----
Farfar Carlson
Installing JAWS and Not Burn a Key
This is relevant to Windows XP, so your folder names may be different. Also
this is only a suggested process and the author will not assume any liability if
it does not work as advertised on your system. But others have used it with
Before you make any changes to your system you must preserve two folders on
another drive or partition so you can copy them later. Do this now while
you're thinking about it. Doing this after you've made changes is useless.
1.  Open C:\Program Files\Freedom Scientific
2. Copy the folder called 'activator'
3. Paste this folder to some other drive on your computer or an external
backup drive to keep it safe.
4. Do the same for the folder  'authorization'.
5. Now you will have these two folders preserved for when you need them
later. Don't lose them or forget where you put them.
6. If you have some sort of archiving software or a synchronization software,
set it up so that these two folders are automatically backed up. Then you don't
even need to think about them.
If you update your version of JAWS it is recommended you recopy these two
folders after the install is complete. Again if you use an automatic backup
process you don't need to worry about this step.
Follow these steps if you are ever confronted with the message to re-authorize
your installation of JAWS. This can occur if you change some hardware, or
add a drive or RAM.
1. Be sure to be running the newest version of JAWS when you restart your
computer. If you don't, the activation may not cover all versions you have
installed. So if you have version 9, 11, and 12 installed, be sure to boot using
JAWS 12.
2. If or when the activation dialog comes up, cancel out of the dialog.
3. Copy the two folders 'activator'  and 'authorization' from your backup drive.
4. Paste both to the C:\Program Files\Freedom Scientific folder.
5. Allow all files to be overwritten.
6. Reboot your computer.
This should work as long as you do so on the same machine (computer). It is
not known to work if you try to paste these two folders onto the C: drive of a
different computer. That would obviously violate the whole purpose of the
keys -- to prevent JAWS from being installed on too many computers.

Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, February 04, 2021 12:12 PM
Subject: Activation Count Remaining

JAWS Activation Count  Can anyone remind me of the web site to check my remaining activation count please?



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