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Extending the Evaluation Period of a Product

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Edition Date: April 2012

Part Number: 371136H-01

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You can evaluate most National Instruments products, in accordance with the NI license agreement. Evaluation terms vary, depending on which product you want to evaluate.

Note Note  Extended evaluation is not available for all products.

Extending an Evaluation Period Automatically

Complete the following steps to extend the evaluation period of a product automatically:

  1. Launch the product you are evaluating.
  2. Either click Extend Evaluation or click Yes if prompted to extend the evaluation period.
  3. Log in to your National Instruments User Profile. If you do not have a User Profile, you will be given a chance to create one.
  4. Follow the prompts in the NI Evaluation Wizard.

Extending an Evaluation Period Manually

If you already have an evaluation code, you can manually extend your evaluation using the NI Evaluation Wizard.

  1. Launch the product you are evaluating.
  2. Click Extend Evaluation or click Yes if prompted to extend the evaluation period.
  3. To acquire an evaluation code, click the ni.com/extendevaluation link and log in to your NI User Profile. If you do not have a User Profile, you will be given a chance to create one.
    Note Note  Do not exit the NI Evaluation Wizard while you acquire an evaluation code. Otherwise, you will need to restart the wizard by relaunching the product.
  4. While on the website, enter the computer ID when prompted. You can find the computer ID in the NI Evaluation Wizard.
  5. Return to the NI Evaluation Wizard and click Next.
  6. Select the Apply a previously acquired evaluation code radio button.

 


 

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