Q - Can I still use the software-based activations?
A - Yes. The key is an option for the Developers Edition. It is not required for operation. You will still receive (2) software activations to use along with the key.
Q - Do I need a key to use INGEAR software that I download?
A - No. The key is optional. The software-based registration/activation is always available.
Q - Is the key available for Single Edition Licenses?
A - No. The key is offered for Developer Edition licenses only
Q - Can I add INGEAR licenses that I've purchased to my key at a later date?
A - Yes. Users eligible for product support can add their license to thier existing key while thier support is current. Keys firmware is updated via email files. After you receive the firmware update file click Start | Programs | INGEAR.NET | Tools | USB Tool to begin the update. The key is updated in 15 seconds or less.
Q - Can I update my key firmware from another users key update?
A - No. Update firmware files are key specific. Update firmware files intended for one key will not work with other keys.
Q - What INGEAR software versions support the key?
A - Key support is available for these and future versions
- NET.LOGIX (2.0.2009.1119)
- NET.ABLINK (2.1.2009.1126)
- NET.S7LINK (1.2.2011.1116)
- NET.MBLINK (2.1.2009.1207)
- NET.GELINK (2.0.2009.1116)
- Allen-Bradley ActiveX (6.0.2010.244)
Q - Does the key support Windows 64-bit operating systems such as Windows 7, 8 and Vista?
A - Yes. The key has been tested on 64-bit operating systems and does not require any special drivers or system services.
Q - Can I use the key to modify and debug deployed runtime applications on my customers machines?
A - Yes. As long as the application is using a version of software that supports the USB License, Insert the key into any available USB port to enable development rights without the need to install or register a developers license. When you've finished your work, remove the key to revert back to runtime operation.
Q - Can I get a replacement if I lost my key?
A - Yes. Keys can be replaced with proof of ownership (i.e order number or serial number). If you have a current support/maintenance subsciption, the replacement fee is the cost of an additional developers license plus the cost of the key. If the support/maintenance is expired the replacement will be at full value price plus the cost of the key. If you choose not replace the key you still have software-based registration and activations.
Q - Can I share my key with other developers?
A - No. Each developer must have their own key. Discounts are available additional developer licenses and keys.
Q - Can I purchase keys through an INGEAR reseller?
A - Yes. INGEAR resellers do not stock keys. All keys are programmed in our offices before being shipped. We'll offer to ship the key to the reseller which then can be sent to you, or the reselller can arrange to have the key shipped directly to you.
Q - Does the key support any other software titles offered on ingeardrivers.com?
A - No. At this time only Developers Edition of NET.LOGIX, NET.ABLINK, NET.S7LINK, NET.MBLINK, NET.GELINK and Allen-Bradley ActiveX Studio 6.0 support the USB License Key. Compact Framework Editions of INGEAR.NET are not supported by the key.