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How to move the ProWORX NxT authorization.

Goals and Symptoms

To move the ProWORX NxT authorization from a Source PC to a Target PC.

Causes and Fixes

You must first install the ProWORX NxT software onto the Target PC. Launch the software from the Target PC. You will see a window appear that says 'Welcome to the demonstration mode of ProWORX NxT'. Click on the "OK" button.


From the initial ProWORX NxT launch window, select the "Help" tab and "Product Authorization". The Product Authorization window will appear. Click on the "Software Keys" button.



Another Product Authorization window will now appear. Write down the Site Code number located in the upper right hand corner. Leave this screen up and running.



Go back to the Source PC that currently has the authorization and launch the software. From the initial ProWORX NxT launch window, select the "Help" tab and "Product Authorization". Once again the Product Authorization window will appear. Click on the "Software Keys" button.



Under Utilities, click on the "Move" button to move the product authorization to another PC.



The Move Process window will now appear. Click on the "Next" button.



The Move Wizard 1 window will now appear. Enter the Site Code you wrote down from the Target PC and click on the "Next" button.



A Confirm window will appear asking you to verify the Site Code. After verifying the Site Code is correct, click on the "OK" button.



The Move Wizard 2 window will now appear. Insert a blank floppy disk into the A: drive or manually type in a new location and click on the "Next" button.



The Move Wizard 3 window will now appear. Verify that all the information is correct and click on the "Finish" button.



The Success window will now appear letting you know the authorization was successfully moved onto the floppy disk. Select the "OK" button.



Go back to the Target PC which should still have the Product Authorization window displayed. Click on the "Add" button to authorize new product.



The Authorization Wizard 1 window will appear. Select the option to "Authorize by disk" and click on the "Next" button.



The Authorization Wizard 5 window will now appear. Insert the floppy disk or manually type in a different location and click on the "Next" button.



The Authorization Wizard 6 window will now appear with the Source PC's information. Click on the "Finish" button.



The Authorize window will appear stating a Successful Operation. Click on the "OK" button and the NxT authorization move is complete.


Legacy KB System (APS) Data: RESL180470 V3.0, Originally authored by RoAl on 11/13/2006, Last Edited by RoAl on 11/21/2012
Related ranges: ProWORX
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