Downloading and installing licenses via CS Connect

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For a local or network installation only

Complete the following procedure to use CS Connect to download and install updated application licenses for .

To download your license files for an initial installation, choose Help > About and click the Download Licenses button. Enter your firm ID and license PIN and click the Next button. To view or change your license PIN, see Managing your license PIN.

To download your updated license files via CS Connect, follow these steps.

  1. Choose File > CS Connect.
  2. Click the Connect Now option.
  3. Mark the Retrieve licenses checkbox.
  4. Click the Call Now button. CS Connect logs in to our network of secure data centers and downloads your licenses.
  5. Follow the remaining prompts to install the licenses.


  • Licenses are installed to X:\WinCSI\Licenses, (where X represents the drive to which is installed).
  • If you purchased licenses for Fixed Assets CS, Planner CS, ToolBox CS, and UltraTax CS, this process also installs the licenses for these applications. There is no need to repeat the process from within each application.