Atmel Studio 7 License Expired

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Hi, the newest Atmel Studio 7 2397 does not start under Windows 10.

I get a Visual Studio error:

License: Prerelease Software

This license has expired.

 

Did Microchip forgot to pay Microsoft license fees? :-)

I have Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code installed also.

 

A new installation does not help.

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Last Edited: Mon. Jun 22, 2020 - 10:46 AM
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JoeWit wrote:
I have Visual Studio and ... installed also.
Have been issues in the past with that combination (haven't tried that myself)

JoeWit wrote:
A new installation does not help.
Sometimes an Atmel Studio clean is preferred over a reinstall.

IIRC, the most recent clean :

Atmel Studio 7 - Problems installing - Application cannot start | AVR Freaks

 

P.S.

JoeWit wrote:
Hi, the newest Atmel Studio 7 2397 does not start under Windows 10.
An alternate way to install 7.0.2397 :

https://www.avrfreaks.net/forum/atmel-studio-702397-download#comment-2817026

 


Visual Studio 2015 Update 1 incapacitates Atmel Studio 7 | AVR Freaks (Hyper-V as a work-around)

 

edit : Windows 10 1909 plus Visual Studio 2019 plus Visual Studio Code plus WSL

Download a Windows 10 virtual machine - Windows app development

 

"Dare to be naïve." - Buckminster Fuller

Last Edited: Tue. May 26, 2020 - 06:00 PM
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JoeWit wrote:
I have Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code installed also.

and do you also get the same error with them?

 

particularly the former

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I would like to see a screenshot of that message... 

:: Morten

 

(yes, I work for Microchip, yes, I do this in my spare time, now stop sending PMs)

 

The postings on this site are my own and do not represent Microchip’s positions, strategies, or opinions.

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Hi,

I just mentioned having visual Studio (Code) also installed because I thought I might be of concern.

They start just fine, only Atmel Studio seems to have a license issue.

as startup screenshot

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Both start on my Win 10 Pro v1909 (I am using VScode mostly).

 

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my Windows version:

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
10.0.18363

 

my Visual Studio version

Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2019
Version 16.5.3
VisualStudio.16.Release/16.5.3+30002.166
 

As I said: I don't know if it has anything to do with the parallel Visual Studio installation.

But the error comes clearly from the VS part of Atmel Studio.

 

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Left field idea - is the clock on your PC set to some "mad" value ?

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I installed both studios recently.  I also got the expired message.  I logged into my Microsoft account and that fixed it.

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Didn't help me.

Any special settings to consider?

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I don't remember the details.  I was using a Win10 installation that was 4 years old with previous versions of the Studios installed.  Maybe my problem was different, but when I saw the "License Expired" thread title it rang a bell in my brain.

 

I think I installed the latest Visual Studio first.  I used the free Visual Studio Community 2019 version with C++.  I guess I didn't get the "license expired" message at this time.  Later I installed the latest Atmel Studio.   Somewhere along the line I got the "license expired" thing.  I think I know how I fixed it.

 

I ran the Visual Studio and clicked Help -> About Microsoft Visual Studio.  Then I clicked "License status"  Then I clicked "Check for an updated license".  I think I clicked it several times before I got a good response. The good response being "We have updated your license successfully".

 

 

 

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Hi,

there is no "Check for an updated license" option in my case.

It only reads "Product key applied".

I have the Professional Edition though.

 

No other suggestions?

Still no chance that Atmel Studio starts!

 

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Consider setting up a VM and installing it into that perhaps?

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You can't fix the Prerelease software with expired license?   Can you see it in the uninstall a program page?

 

 

 

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I had to repair the 2015 isolated shell, that helped ;-)