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How do I activate Business-in-a-Box?

Last Updated: Jan 25, 2012 09:02AM EST
To unlock all the documents and features, you must first activate it with a product key.

A product key is obtained when upgrading to Business-in-a-Box Pro from our online store.

Step 1: Retrieve the Product Key that Was Emailed to You

Make sure you check your spam/junk mail folder in case our email was placed there.
Your product key was also provided on the “order successful” page.
Please make sure you COPY your product key by selecting it with your mouse and hitting Ctrl+c on your keyboard (or drag your mouse across the product key, right-click and select Copy):

Step 2: Activation

Open Business-in-a-Box.

From the top menu, go to Help > Activate Your Software:

Then PASTE (do not type in) your product key in the activation box:

After you paste in your product key, simply click Activate. You will obtain an activation successful message and all features will be activated.

Firewall Users

This Activation process requires a live Internet connection.

If you get a message telling you that Business-in-a-Box is unable to connect to the Internet, please disable your Firewall or configure it to allow Business-in-a-Box to access the Internet through ports 8080 and 8443. Then close Business-in-a-Box and repeat the steps above.

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