How to Find and Edit the Serial Number and Access Code for MapInfo Pro
MapInfo Pro is a powerful geographic information system (GIS) software that allows you to create, analyze and share spatial data. To use MapInfo Pro, you need a valid serial number and access code that are provided by Precisely when you purchase or renew your license. In this article, we will show you how to find and edit the serial number and access code for MapInfo Pro in different scenarios.
There are three ways to find the serial number and access code for MapInfo Pro:
In MapInfo Pro 32-bit version, go to Help > click on About this MapInfo Product. The serial number and access code are displayed in the About this MapInfo Product dialog box. If it is a server based license (concurrent, borrowable or distributable), it will also contain Server Name and Port No. in this format: @. For example: (Fully licensed from 27000@PITNEYBOWES). For MapInfo Pro 64-bit, go to the backstage (PRO tab) [^1^].
Go to the MapInfo installation directory and open UserInfo.log to get the Serial Number, Access Code, Server Name and Port number details [^1^].
Through the Registry Editor. For MapInfo Pro 32-bit on a 64-bit Windows operating system, browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Wow6432Node\\MapInfo\\MapInfo\\Professional\\. For example: for MapInfo Pro 64-bit, browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\MapInfo\\MapInfo\\Professional\\. Here you can watch a short video: How to Check the Current Serial Number and Access Code for MapInfo Pro [^2^] [^3^].
Editing the Serial Number and Access Code
If you entered an incorrect serial number or access code when installing MapInfo Pro, or if you want to upgrade from a non-premium license to a premium license to access Bing roads, you can edit them by following these steps:
If the Activation dialog opens when starting MapInfo Pro, select the email activation option. Once the email activation dialog opens, click the Edit button. Change the serial number and access code to the correct ones. Click Next only once. This will open a dialog with a heading of: \"Specify location to save Activation Request file\". At that dialog, click the Back button until the \"Select Activation Method\" dialog is shown and select the option of \"Automatic Activation (recommended)\" .
If you want to change from a Non-Premium license serial number to a Premium license serial number, first transfer your license back to the Precisely license server. For 32-bit MapInfo Pro, go to Help>Licensing>Transfer License. For 64-bit MapInfo Pro, go to the ribbon tab Pro>Licensing>Transfer a license. Choose the Automatic option to return the license back to the Precisely license server. Then proceed with the steps above .
We hope this article was helpful for you. If you have any questions or issues with MapInfo Pro licensing, please contact Precisely Tech Support. e0e6b7cb5c