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Mathematica - Changing Network License Server (Windows 7 or Later)

This article describes how to change the UChicago site license server in Mathematica to the newest server on a computer running Windows 7 or higher.

  1. Delete the file named mathpass.
    • Click the start button.
    • Search for cmd.exe.
    • In the resulting window, type the following: del C:\ProgramData\Mathematica\Licensing\mathpass
    • Press the Return or Enter key.
    • When successful, command line prompt returns to original drive letter.
      mathpass file deletion window
  2. Launch Mathematica.

  3. Click the Other ways to activate button from the Product Activation window.
    mathematica activation window

  4. Select Connect to a network license server as the activation method.
    connect to a network license server option

  5. Enter in the Server name field, then click the Activate button.

Keywords:wolfram, site_licensing, mathlm, mathpass   Doc ID:30650
Owner:Brian P.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2013-06-12 17:38 CDTUpdated:2017-04-05 08:31 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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