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PRTG 9 Welcome Wizard Help—Welcome



Can you please offer help for the PRTG setup wizard Welcome to PRTG Network Monitor screen?

  • Which edition is the right one for me?
  • What's the difference between the editions of PRTG?

Welcome Wizard Step 1

help prtg prtg9 welcome-wizard

Created on Jul 21, 2011 10:54:24 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

Last change on Aug 10, 2011 11:45:09 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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This article applies to PRTG Network Monitor 9

PRTG 9 Welcome Wizard—Welcome to PRTG Network Monitor

Choose which edition of the software you would like to install. There are three options.

Freeware Edition

  • Use PRTG for free without a time limit.
  • Monitoring is limited to 10 sensors and a minimum scanning interval of one minute.
  • No registration is needed to use PRTG as freeware!

Trial Edition

  • Test PRTG for 30 days with unlimited access to the software.
  • You can monitor an unlimited number of sensors
  • You need to register at Paessler to obtain a trial key.
  • After the trial period, PRTG will automatically change to a freeware edition.
  • Note: If you have received a special Starter Edition key for extended freeware monitoring with 20 sensors, please choose this option.

Commercial Edition

  • Buy a license now or enter a license key that you have already purchased.
  • This option is only available if you have downloaded the commercial installer. You cannot use a commercial key with the freeware- or trial installer. In order to download the commercial installer, please log in to your Paessler customer account.
  • Enter a license key and monitor your network according to the PRTG license you have chosen.

Welcome Wizard Help—Enter License Key >
Welcome Wizard Help—Essential Settings >

Created on Aug 9, 2011 3:02:59 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

Last change on Sep 16, 2011 11:51:38 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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