How to License your ProfiTrace Software for your ProfiCore Ultra

16 May 2012

It is recommended that you download the latest version of ProfiTrace from here. You’ll be asked to fill in your contact details, but this is so that we can follow up and make sure that everything went smoothly with your installation. Now for the licensing part – there are a couple of ways that you can go about to license ProfiTrace:

1) The easy way:

  • Make sure that the PC is connected to the internet.
  • Connect the ProfiCore Ultra and run ProfiTrace.
  • Click on the “Init ProfiCore Ultra” button on the window popup.

  • The software will try to initialise the ProfiCore.

  • A warning error will appear saying that the license cannot be found. Click OK.

  • Select download and install the license.

  • Happy days!

2) Download the licence

You can download the license from here and put it into the “/app” directory under the ProfiTrace installation folder in Program Files (e.g. C:Program Files (x86)ProfiTrace_V2_6_1App).

3) Using the Licensing tool

  • Make sure that the PC is connected to the internet.
  • Connect the ProfiCore Ultra and run ProfiTrace.
  • Click on “Help” and find the “License info tool”.

  • Select download and install the license.

  • Happy days!

This information is also available in the user manual under section 4 which can be downloaded from here.

Sometimes you may need to run ProfiTrace on a virtual machine. This may vary from the type of virtual machine software that you are using, but you are normally required to still link the ProfiCore Ultra USB device to the Virtual Machine’s Operating System. In Windows Virtual PC you do it as follows:

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