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Frequently Asked Questions For Weidmuller M-Print Pro Software

Weidmuller 3/20/2018
Frequently Asked Questions For Weidmuller M-Print Pro SoftwareHow do I save personal data for reinstalling or an installation on a different computer?
 
Backup your personal catalogue

Before the installation:
1. Open Windows Explorer and select the installation folder of M-Print PRO
(Default: C:\Program Files\Weidmueller\mprintpro\)
2. Select the sub-folder Configs
3. Copy the file ‘my_cat.mca’ (copy/paste)
4. Install the actual software version of M-Print PRO
 
Recreate the personal catalogue

1. Open the installation folder of the new version of M-Print PRO
2. Select the sub-folder Configs
3. Rename the current file ‘my_cat.mca’, for example ‘my_cat.mca.old’
4. Copy the file saved in step 3 into the selected directory
5. Rename this file my_cat.mca

Backup your projects

Before the installation:
1. Open Windows Explorer and select the installation folder of M-Print PRO(default: C:\Program Files\Weidmueller\mprintpro\)
2. Copy the folder 'Data' (copy/paste)
3. Install the actual software version of M-Print PRO

Restore the projects

1. Open the installation folder of the new version of M-Print PRO
2. Copy the folder saved in step 2 into the selected directory

How do I activate a standard version of M-Print PRO?
 
Activating a workstation (11-character license key):

The following steps must be taken to successfully activate M-Print PRO on a workstation (11-character license key):
• Menu: HELP -> LICENSE KEY
• Select "Full version"
• Select "11-character license key"
• Type in the license key found on the CD sleeve and click on "Activate"
 
(The license key can be registered over the Internet in order to get new information about new versions.)
 
How do I complete registration of an advanced version of M-Print PRO?

Registration of a work station with internet access (25-character license key):

• Menu HELP --> LICENSE KEY
• Select 25-character license key
• Enter "Software key" from the CD cover and click on "Activate"
• Click on the internet link, enter data and confirm
• The license key is sent by email, so copy license key from email
• Menu HELP -> LICENSE KEY
• Enter license key into the field "License key" and confirm with "OK"

Registration of a work station without internet access (25-character license key):

• Menu HELP -> LICENSE KEY
• Enter software key from the CD cover and click on ACTIVATE
• Note activation key or save as document on a "USB-stick/disc"
• Look for a PC with internet access (or, alternatively, contact the responsible Weidmüller contact person)
• Visit the Weidmüller website and search for "Registration" to find your Product Registration page
• Enter data and confirm the license key is sent by email
• Note license key from the email or save as document on a "USB stick/disc"
• Enter license key into the field "License key" and confirm with "OK"

Hint: The registration has to be done on every single workplace. The key cannot be transferred.