FileCabinet CS: Functionality available with an expired license

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Since record retention is vital to your office, Thomson Reuters will never deny you access to your data stored in FileCabinet CS, even if you do not renew your license.

You will always be able to view, print, backup, restore, send to file, and send to email any documentation that exists in FileCabinet CS.

An expired license will not allow you to add additional information into FileCabinet CS, or to upload/download any data through CS Connect: This includes pushing any documents through NetClient CS Document Presentation and Source Document Processing, as well as program updates and licenses.  Additionally, as the expired license will revert to single-user, only one user will be able to access the data in FileCabinet CS at any given time.

Note for SaaS firms: If you are using Software as a Service, you should export all documents before canceling SaaS, unless you are purchasing FileCabinet CS. Since SaaS is a leasing option, once you are no longer leasing the software, you will no longer have access to the applications, unless you fully license the software.

Note: If you have lost your CD or download an older version when you were still licensed for FileCabinet CS, you can download old versions from The login and password are fcsexpired. This special-case FTP account will not allow you to delete or upload, only download old versions of FileCabinet CS.  To get to the FTP site, copy the address listed earlier in this paragraph and paste it into your Windows Explorer address bar.

Archiving Note: Archiving features (including restoring an archive) will still work with an expired license.

Support Note: Since FileCabinet CS support is billable, if you have an expired license and choose not to renew, support will not be able to provide any support until the product is renewed or current.

License Note: If FileCabinet is to be uninstalled after expiring and there is a possibility access may be needed at a future point in time, a License Disk should be created before uninstalling the product. Instructions to create a License Disk are available here,  Creating a FileCabinet CS license disk.

Internal notes

For internal reps that have been migrated to the new TEN domain, you will need to use the following FTP site URL instead of the one listed above:

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