License Deactivation Is Impossible

Applies to TestComplete 15.0, last modified on October 22, 2021

This page is related to key-based licenses — a regular license type used in TestComplete 15.0. For information on the new ID-based license type, see SmartBear ID-based Licenses.

The license deactivation requires that TestComplete licensing management modules to be installed on the License Manager PC. That is why the license deactivation should be performed before you uninstall TestComplete or the License Manager utility from the License Manage PC.

If the License Manager PC or the license management modules on it are not available, the deactivation is impossible. This may happen due to various reasons. For instance, the License Manager PC may be damaged or unable to start, the operating system may fail to log in, the modules may be deleted or corrupted, and so on.

If you encounter a hardware or software problem that makes the license deactivation impossible, please contact the SmartBear Sales Team.

You can try resolving the problem by using the Licensing Troubleshooter on our web site:

Licensing Troubleshooter

See Also

Troubleshooting
Deactivating and Moving Licenses

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