DSS/V8/DSS Express/Instruction/License Dectivation (Offline)


This guide will show how to deactivate the DSS Pro/Express license.

! Note: this guide is for DSS Servers not connected to the Internet.

You will need to have another computer with Internet Access to deactivate the License.


  • DSS Pro / Express V8 Server and Client
  • Another computer that has Internet Access
  • USB Drive

Step by Step Instructions

1.Log into DSS and select [License].

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2. Click on [Offline Deactivate License].

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3. Click on [Export].

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DSS will generate a LicenseDeactivateFile.zip. Copy this file to another PC that has public Internet access.

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! Note: the moment you click on [Export], DSS stops working. Make sure that you are prepared for this.

4. Click on the blue link to jump to DSS License Management Portal.

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5. Select [Deactivate License] on the webpage.

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6. Click on [Upload] and select the LicenseDeactivateFile.zip.

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DSS License Management Portal will verity the file and deactivate the License Key for you.

7. Now, you can use the License Key on a new installation.