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  • Thu, Nov 24 2011 12:02 AM

    MC6 Activating problem

    I am installing Media Composer 6.  I purchased Media Composer 5.5 and I received my free upgrade serial number.  I entered ever thing in during installation and now on the window that says Avid License Control I clicked on 'Activate and Register' and its reading 'Activating' in the lower left corner.  The first time I did it I waited 30 minutes.  I'm now on my second attempt and it's been reading 'Activating' for 35 minutes.  What am I doing wrong?



  • Thu, Nov 24 2011 12:06 AM In reply to

    Re: MC6 Activating problem


    Sounds like an anti-virus or firewall problem to me.

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  • Thu, Nov 24 2011 3:01 AM In reply to

    Re: MC6 Activating problem

    If you never installed MC5.5, then you probably have the wrong type of SN#.  I purchased the 5.5 upgrade for the free MC 6.0, but I never installed 5.5.  I ran into the same problem.  Marianna then gave me a 5.0 to 6.0 SN# and activation was successful.

    Hope this helps,


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  • Sat, Dec 3 2011 8:39 PM In reply to

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    Re: MC6 Activating problem


    If you registered the MC 5.5 then there is NO NEED to register the MC 6 so you should bypass that screen.  Activation will occur then.


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