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How to force TaxCalc to re-licence.

Article ID: 2982
Last updated: 27 Sep, 2019

In certain scenarios it may be necessary for TaxCalc to be licenced under different accounts. 

This could occur if a user consults for multiple firms but also requires a personal licence to complete their own Self Assessment.

This article provides two methods of removing the licence key after which TaxCalc will need to be re-licensed. These methods are only suitable for Windows PCs.

Before running the batch file please ensure that TaxCalc is closed.

Option 1 : Automatic deletion of TaxCalc licence key.

  1. Download the Licence_Key_Remover zip file.
  2. Double click on the zip folder to open.
  3. Run the Licence_Key_Remover.bat file

Option 2 : Manual Edit of the Registry

Please note it is advisable to use the batch file in Option 1 to amend the registry. Please only attempt if you are confident to do so.

  1. Click on your Windows logo () and type Regedit and select to open.
  2. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Acorah Software Products\TaxCalcHub\APF\Discovery.
  3. Right click the ServerResponse key located and select delete.

Either option will remove the licence key, restart TaxCalc and select to run the Setup Wizard. Enter your new licence details to open the program and re-licence TaxCalc 

Article ID: 2982
Last updated: 27 Sep, 2019
Revision: 3
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