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How To: Manually enter ArcView Single Use registration information

Summary

Instructions provided describe how to manually enter the ArcView Single Use registration information into the Desktop Administrator using the fax option.

Procedure

  1. Go to Start > Programs > ArcGIS > Desktop Administrator > Register ArcView and Extensions > Register Now.
  2. Select 'I have received an authorization file from ESRI and am now ready to finish the registration process' and click Next.
  3. Select 'I received the authorization file by fax, phone, or mail' and click Next.
  4. On the left, pull down (Product) and fill in the information with the authorization file received, which looks similar to this:

    For 8.x:

    FEATURE ProductFX       ESRI 8.1   01-jan-00 uncounted
    AA9A9999A99A999AA99A
    VENDOR_STRING=UNK123456789 HOSTID=AV_UNKEY=123456789
    vendor_info="BBB11BBBBB111BBB1111" ck=999

    For 9.x;
    FEATURE ProductFX       ESRI 9.0   01-jan-00 uncounted
    AA9A9999A99A999AA99A
    VENDOR_STRING=UNK123456789 HOSTID=AV_UNKEY=123456789
    vendor_info="BBB11BBBBB111BBB1111" ck=999

  5. With the fax option in the Desktop Administrator, enter the registration information using the authorization file:

    ArcView Registration Number:
    UNK123456789
    Time-out date:
    01-jan-00
    Version:
    8.1
    Authorization code 1:
    AA9A9999A99A999AA99A
    Authorization code 2:
    BBB11BBBBB111BBB1111
    Validation code:
    999
  6. Click Next and Finish.