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How To: Check the ArcView or ArcEditor Single Use authorization number by command line

Summary

Instructions provided describe how to use the command line to check the ArcView or ArcEditor Single Use Authorization number.

Procedure

  1. Open a DOS prompt from Start > Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt.
  2. Change directory to the install location of ArcGIS. For example:

    ArcGIS 8.x:
    Code:
    C:\>cd C:\ArcGIS\arcexe8x\bin

    ArcGIS 9.0:
    Code:
    C:\>cd C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\bin

  3. Run the 'registerfixed' command as follows:

    ArcGIS 8.x:
    Code:
    C:\ArcGIS\arcexe8x\bin> registerfixed /query

    ArcGIS 9.0:
    Code:
    C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\bin> registerfixed9 /query


    The ArcView or ArcEditor Single Use registration number displays.