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Can i switch from trial to free?



When i was upgrading an installation on PRTG Network Monitor i accidentally installed the trial version instead of the free version. How do i fix this?

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Created on Aug 27, 2012 9:17:02 PM

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the trial version will become the free version automatically after 30 days. So there is no need to change anything.
Best regards

Created on Aug 28, 2012 6:36:58 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]




Is there any way to stop the little pop-up telling me that my trial has expired every time I login - i.e. to actually switch the licence from an expired trial to the free version?



Created on Apr 25, 2018 8:32:48 AM



Dear ajc219,

while these messages appear in the time after the trial expiration, they should eventually disappear, leaving you with a real freeware. That can take some days, as PRTG at first reminds you that there is a commercial option. But it will become a real freeware, without such popups.

Created on Apr 25, 2018 3:36:49 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]

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