Error: 7466: Deauthorization of the license is denied because max number of returns is exceeded
While deauthorizing a single-use license, an error is returned during the deauthorization process:
Error: "7466: Deauthorization of the license is denied because max number of returns is exceeded."
The ArcGIS Desktop 10 Single-Use License has been deauthorized more than four times within the year. The year starts on the date of the first deauthorization. Single-Use License Types are limited to 4 deauthorizations per year.
Solution or Workaround
Please contact Esri Technical Support, Customer Service, or your local ESRI distributor.
- Deauthorize ArcGIS Desktop and Engine Single Use licenses after uninstalling the software
- Authorization Instructions for ArcGIS Desktop (ArcInfo, ArcEditor, and ArcView) Single Use