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Extending an Evaluation Period Manually

Last Modified: January 4, 2019

You can use NI License Manager to manually extend the evaluation period of a product.

Manually extend the evaluation period of a product when you cannot automatically extend the evaluation nor connect to the Internet.

  1. In the Views section, click Local Licenses.
  2. Right-click the product in the License tree and select Extend Evaluation.
  3. Click ni.com/extendevaluation in the Enter evaluation extension codes page that appears in NI Licensing Wizard to acquire an evaluation code.
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    Do not exit Licensing Wizard while you acquire an evaluation code, or you must restart.

  4. Log in to your NI User Account. If you do not have an NI User Account, visit the MyNI Dashboard and create one.
  5. Enter your Computer ID when prompted on the website.
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    You can find the Computer ID in NI License Manager in the General section, by clicking Computer Information.

  6. Click Evaluate in Licensing Wizard.

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