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Solved: Changing Activation Date.

PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 7:22 am
by BrianR
I am running 8.4.1. It's next activation is due on the 15th of May. Unfortunately, my PC will be off the internet for a couple of days around this date. Is there any way that I can do the activation a couple of days early?
I considered deactivating X1 and then reactivating it. Would this work? If so, are there any other implications to doing this, e.g. having to reinstall, losing settings, etc.?


Re: Changing Activation Date.

PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:01 pm
by BrianR
OK, this had a straightforward solution. Apparently, whenever X1 successfully connects to the internet, it resets the activation clock.

My issue was that my firewall normally blocks X1 - I only let it through when an activation is required. So all I had to do was allow it through shortly before I went offline.