Update Software License

CodeMeter will notify you if your license(s) is about to expire. In such case, please contact Mech-Mind Technical Support (hereafter referred to as Mech-Mind) to request an update.

Once the update has been arranged, you’ll need to export a license request file to send to Mech-Mind first. Then, Mech-Mind will send back a license update file that extends the duration of your license.

Export License Request File

Before proceeding, please make sure that:

  • CodeMeter is installed.

  • License dongle(s) is inserted.

    1. Click codemeter icon in the system tray to open CodeMeter Control Center.

    2. Select the license dongle whose license needs to be updated, and click License Update.

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    3. Click Next in the pop-up window.

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    4. Select Create license request, and then click Next.

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    5. Select Extend existing license, and then click Next.

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    6. Choose Mech-Mind as the vendor, and then click Next.

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      The company code may differ.
    7. On the next page, click .. to select a location for saving the license request file, and then click Commit.

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      If licenses on multiple license dongles need to be updated, please repeat steps 2 to 7 to export a license request file for each dongle.
    8. Send the license request file to Mech-Mind.

Update the License

After you send the license request file, Mech-Mind will send back a license update file in WIBUCMRAU format. Double-click this file to update the corresponding license. Follow the steps below to check if the license has been successfully updated.

  1. Click codemeter icon in the system tray to open CodeMeter Control Center.

  2. Select the license dongle you’d like to check, and then click WebAdmin in the lower right.

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  3. The CodeMeter WebAdmin webpage will be opened, and you can check the date under Valid Until to see if the license has been updated.

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    • The Valid Until date for a perpetual license is n/a.

    • You can select a different license dongle to view by clicking on the Container tab at the top.

If for some reason, double-clicking on the WIBUCMRAU file does not update your license, please follow the steps below to manually import the license update file.

  1. Click codemeter icon in the system tray to open CodeMeter Control Center.

  2. Select the license dongle whose license needs to be updated, and click License Update.

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  3. Click Next in the pop-up window.

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  4. Select Import license update, and then click Next.

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  5. Click .. to select the license update file, and then click Commit.

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