How to upgrade

Please follow these instructions to upgrade ZW3D 2014 from a previous version.

  • Upgrading with Stand-alone Soft-key
  • Procedures:

    1. Provide the reseller with the Activation ID of your previous ZW3D (referred to as old ID). Activation ID is 24-bit serial number.
    softkey
    2. Obtain the new Activation ID for ZW3D 2014 (referred to as new ID).
    3. Before using the new ID to activate ZW3D 2014, return the old ID to our Licensing Center. Online Help
    4. Download the latest version of ZW3D 2014, and then install it. Download Center.
    5. Run ZW3D as administrator and use ZW3D 2014 Activation ID to activate ZW3D 2014. Online Help

    Notes:

    1.The new ID of upgraded soft-key license is generated based on the old ID. So the old ID must be returned before you apply the new ID
    2. After the new ID is activated, the old ID will be invalid.
    3. The ZW3D 2014 Activation ID can be used to activate both ZW3D 2014 and ZW3D previous versions. On the same computer, after ZW3D 2014 is activated, ZW3D previous versions will also be activated automatically.

  • Upgrading with Network Soft-key
  • Procedures:

    1. Provide the reseller with the Activation ID of your previous ZW3D (referred to as old ID). Activation ID is 24-bit serial number.
    2. Obtain the new Activation ID for ZW3D 2014 (referred to as new ID).

    On the server

    3. Before using the new ID to activate ZW3D 2014, return the old ID to our Licensing Center . Online Help
    4. Uninstall the previous version of ZW3D Network License Manager (Soft-key).
    5. Down the latest version of Soft-key Network License Manager Setup and then install it.
    Download Center.
    6. Launch Network License Manager (Soft-Key) as administrator to activate the network license on the
    server. Online Help
    7. Configuring the server to make it begin serving. Online Help

    On the workstation

    8. Download the latest version of ZW3D 2014, and then install it. Download Center.
    9. Run ZW3D as administrator and use the ZW3D 2014 network license from the server. Online Help

    Notes:

    1.The new ID of upgraded soft-key license is generated based on the old ID. So the old ID must be returned before you apply the new ID
    2. After the new ID is activated, the old ID will be invalid.
    3. The ZW3D 2014 Activation ID can only be used to activate ZW3D 2014.

  • Upgrading with Stand-alone Dongle
  • Procedures:

    1. Provide your local reseller with the product ID of your dongle. Product ID is 8-bit serial number. Product ID is available when the dongle is plugged into the computer.
    dongle
    2. Obtain the Activation ID of ZW3D 2014 from the reseller.
    3. Download the latest version of ZW3D 2014, and then install it. Download Center.
    4. Run ZW3D as administrator and use ZW3D 2014 Activation ID to activate ZW3D 2014. Online Help

    Notes:

    1. For the upgraded stand-alone dongle of ZW3D 2014, it also works for ZW3D previous versions. Each
    version needs a different activation ID. If you don’t have them, you can apply to ZW3D local reseller or ZWSOFT for activation ID.
    2. No need to send the dongle to the reseller.

  • Upgrading with Network Dongle
  • Procedures:

    1. Provide your local reseller with the product ID of your dongle. Product ID is 8-bit serial number. Product ID is available when the dongle is plugged into the computer.
    2. Obtain the Activation ID of ZW3D 2014 from the reseller.

    On the server

    3. Uninstall the previous version of ZW3D Network License Manager (Soft-key).
    4. Down the latest version of Soft-key Network License Manager Setup and then install it.
    Download Center.
    5. Launch Network License Manager (Soft-Key) as administrator to activate the network license on the
    server. Online Help

    On the workstation

    6. Download the latest version of ZW3D 2014, and then install it. Download Center.
    7. Run ZW3D as administrator and use the ZW3D 2014 network license from the server. Online Help

    Notes:

    1. For the upgraded network dongle of ZW3D 2014, it works only for ZW3D 2014.
    2. No need to send the dongle to the reseller.

  • Upgrading with Stand-alone Dongle (V2012)
  • Procedures:

    1. Provide your local reseller with the product ID of your dongle.
    2. Obtain the Activation ID of ZW3D 2013 from the reseller.
    3. Download the latest version of ZW3D 2013, and then install it. Download Center.
    4. Please be sure to download the small package to update the dongle information.
    5. Plug the dongle into USB interface and then run UpgradeDongle.exe.
    6. Input ‘y’ to read, analyze and update the dongle. After successful update, you will get the product information according to the dongle, such as the following figure.

    7. Run ZW3D as administrator and use ZW3D 2013 Activation ID to activate ZW3D 2012.
    Online Help

    Notes:

    1. For the upgraded stand-alone dongle of ZW3D 2012, it also works for previous ZW3D 2010, ZW3D 2011. Each version needs a different activation ID. If you don’t have them, you can apply to ZW3D l ocal reseller or ZWSOFT for activation ID.
    2. No need to send the dongle to the reseller.

  • Upgrading with Network Dongle (V2012)
  • Procedures:

    1. Provide your local reseller with the product ID of your dongle.
    2. Obtain the Activation ID of ZW3D 2012 from the reseller.

    On the server

    3. Uninstall the previous version of ZW3D Network License Manager (Dongle).
    4. Down the latest version of Dongle Network License Manager Setup and then install it.
    5. Please be sure to download the small package to update the dongle information.
    6. Plug the dongle into USB interface and then run UpgradeDongle.exe.
    7. Input ‘y’ to read, analyze and update the dongle. After successful update, you will get the product information according to the dongle, such as the following figure.

    8. Launch Network License Manager (Dongle) as administrator to activate the network license on the server. Online Help

    On the workstation

    9. Download the latest version of ZW3D 2012, and then install it. Download Center.
    10. Run ZW3D as administrator and use the ZW3D 2012 network license from the server. Online Help

    Notes:

    1. For the upgraded network dongle of ZW3D 2012, it works only for ZW3D 2012.
    2. No need to send the dongle to the reseller.

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