Licensing Your Evaluation

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When installing Origin as an Evaluation you can select either "Install Origin Evaluation" to install the standard version or "Install OriginPro Evaluation" to install the Pro version.

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Licensing the Evaluation Online (with Internet Access)

  1. Open Origin (if running on Windows Vista or Windows 7, RIGHT-click on the Origin program icon and select "Run as Administrator")
  2. Select "Get an extended Evaluation license now." (the first option)
  3. Click OK
  4. Log in to the OriginLab website in the web browser that opens
  5. Verify your email address is correct in your User Profile (the license will be sent to that email address)
  6. Click "Obtain Evaluation License"
  7. Copy the license from the email you receive
  8. Paste it into Origin in the first box
  9. Enter the email address the license was sent to in the second box
  10. Click OK


You should see a message stating that your license has been successfully updated. Origin will run the Evaluation for 21 days from the time you received your license.


Licensing the Evaluation Offline (without Internet Access)

  1. Open Origin (if running on Windows Vista or Windows 7, RIGHT-click on the Origin program icon and select "Run as Administrator")
  2. Select "My computer does not have internet access. How do I obtain an evaluation license?" (the last option)
  3. Click OK (you will see the following message)

Image:Offline_Evaluation_Message.png

  1. Open a web browser to the OriginLab website www.originlab.com
  2. Click on the "Try Now" button on the lower right of the Home page
  3. Click on either the obtain an Origin Evaluation license link for a standard version license or on the obtain an OriginPro Evaluaiton license link for a Pro version license located in the Note after Step 3

Image:Offline_Evaluation_Selection.png

  1. Log in to the OriginLab website
  2. Verify your email address is correct in your User Profile (the license will be sent to that email address)
  3. Click "Obtain Evaluation License"
  4. Copy the license from the email you receive
  5. Save it in Notepad on a disk or flash drive
  6. Open it on the computer you are trying to evaluate Origin on
  7. Paste it into Origin in the first box
  8. Enter the email address the license was sent to in the second box
  9. Click OK


You should see a message stating that your license has been successfully updated. Origin will run the Evaluation for 21 days from the time you received your license.