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Activate Visual COBOL Personal Edition

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Hello,

After I downloaded Visual COBOL Personal Edittion, I do have some problems with activating the free product.

After I launch Visual COBOL in Visual Studios I must activate it by entering my e-mail address. Everytime I get an error saying:

"Unable to acquire product license". How do I fix this?

- Thomas

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Yes I did. This is the window that occured after I got the reply from Micro Focus:

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Have you tried using the manual option to activate your free product? if os, and it still fails, can you try re-installing the software.

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I just did what you wrote and i worked - sort of... I got an email from MF and pasted it into the IDE.

A new windows displayed "Your Visual COBOL trial has expired" and it's asking me to send an email in order to purchase a license. I thought Visual COBOL PE was free of charge? I had a 30 day trial in december 2014 and I used the same e-mail.

- Thomas

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I'm assuming that the version you had back in December was Visual COBOL for Visual Studio 2013. Did you remove that version before installing PE?

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Yes I did. This is the window that occured after I got the reply from Micro Focus:

puu.sh/.../21091ba4c7.png

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Do you have your answer at this question ?
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You mean VS COBOL PE the licence is for 1 year not 30 days therefore it was not that version of COBOL you installed. After that period you can apply in the usual way for their next edition of COBOL PE.
PS You misspelt edition.
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