Can't activate Cubase 8.5

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Can't activate Cubase 8.5

Post by Yetsumari » Fri Jan 01, 2016 1:18 pm

I can't activate Cubase 8.5 I've tried getting a different key, I've tried reinstalling the Elicenser software, and getting a new Elicenser key. but all I get is this. Based on all the literature I've read on this, it doesn't appear as though the fault is with me for doing something wrong. Has anyone ran into the same issue? please tell me it's fixable...

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Re: Can't activate Cubase 8.5

Post by kelp » Fri Jan 01, 2016 4:33 pm

The image shows you don't have a physical USB eLicenser key (aka "dongle") attached. When you say "key" do you mean you physically have a USB key plugged in?

C8.5 does not run off a soft eLicense (as your picture shows). It must be licensed to the physical USB key.

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Re: Can't activate Cubase 8.5

Post by Yetsumari » Fri Jan 01, 2016 11:29 pm

yeah I got a soft eLicense. So I have to purchase a physical USB Elicenser?

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Re: Can't activate Cubase 8.5

Post by Grim » Fri Jan 01, 2016 11:49 pm

Elements can be activated on a soft elicenser but full version needs a usb elicenser.
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Re: Can't activate Cubase 8.5

Post by Yetsumari » Sat Jan 02, 2016 11:23 am

Alright. Got that cleared up and Cubase is up and working! Just gotta find me some tutorials

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Re: Can't activate Cubase 8.5

Post by maxmannnn » Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:04 pm

How did you get it cleared up? I don't have a usb key. Did you buy one from stein berg? What is the process? I'm having licensing issues.

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Re: Can't activate Cubase 8.5

Post by planarchist » Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:18 pm

Yes, you can buy one from either Steinberg or a third party seller.

This is the link from the Steinberg shop.

https://www.steinberg.net/en/shop/buy_p ... enser.html
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