Installing trial licenses for CSA applications

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Important reminder!

Licenses for Payroll CS, Trial Balance CS, and Write-Up CS (but not Engagement CS) permanently expired on March 1, 2017.

For details, see CSA license expiration 2017 – frequently asked questions.

Some processes documented in the Help & How-To Center are no longer applicable, due to the discontinuation of these CSA modules.

To install trial licenses

  1. From the CSA main window, choose Help > About CSA.
  2. In the About Creative Solutions Accounting dialog, click the Trial Licenses button.
  3. In the Trial Licenses dialog, mark the checkbox for one or more modules. Note that a checkbox is grayed if you already have a paid license for that module.
  4. Click the Done button. The program will close briefly and then re-open so that you may evaluate the software.

See also: Trial license versions and limitations

To remove a trial version of any CSA application

Complete steps 1 and 2 above, clear the checkbox for the trial version you want to delete, and then click Done.

To download and install full licenses for CSA application that you have purchased

  1. In the Help > About CSA dialog, click the Download Licenses button.
  2. When prompted, enter your firm ID and license PIN and then click Next.
  3. In the CS Connect dialog, click the Call Now button.

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