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Error: "Can only activate Empower options that match the Empower base licenses activated" when trying to activate Shimadzu GC or LC license - WKB1940

Article number: 1940

SYMPTOMS

When trying to do the Activate License step, the following error occurs:

Cannot Activate Licenses
The following licenses were not activated due to invalid conditions
The following serial number(s) were rejected.
​​​​​​​[Serial Number - You can only activate Empower options that match the Empower base license activated]

ENVIRONMENT

  • Empower 3 FR2
  • Shimadzu License

CAUSE

Web activation of Shimadzu and Hitachi licenses was introduced with Empower 3 FR3.

FIX or WORKAROUND

Just use your system. Prior to Empower 3 FR3 no license activation is necessary.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

You should maintain the paper license with the serial number. You will need to activate the licenses via the web when you move to a later Empower version.

 

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