How to switch FineReader Server 14 to a new License number


  • How to activate a new license number in FineReader Server?
  • Possible error: 
    No valid ABBYY FineReader Server 14 license found


To switch to a new license need to do the next steps:

  1. Open the Remote Administration Console and navigate licensing tab in it:
  2. Select the new license number, right-click on it, and set the license as the current one:
  3. To remove the old license from the current status the instructions below:
    1. Delete the incorrect license file. It has an extension *.ABBYY.License and located by the following path: C:\ProgramData\ABBYY FineReader Server 14.0\Licenses.
    2. Restart the ABBYY FineReader Server Licensing Service:
      • Press Windows+R buttons.
      • Type services.msc and press Enter.
      • Find the ABBYY Licensing FineReaderServer 14.0 in the list of services.
      • Right-click the service and select Restart from the shortcut menu.
  4. After that need to connect to FineReader Server again:
    1. Open FineReader Server Administration Console > right-click on FineReader Severs:
    2. Select Register New Server and pass information about existing Server location:
    3. Test the connection and press OK.

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