Document Conversion Service Activate License


After you have purchased a copy of Document Conversion Service, you will have access to a serial number, for activating DCS, and a download link to the latest release in your online account.

Before installing your purchased copy over the trial or updating your current install to the latest release, you need do the following :

  • Stop your code or the Watch Folder Service. (Click Start – Document Conversion Service 3.0 – Stop Watch Folder )
  • Stop Document Conversion Service. (Select Stop Conversion Service from the system tray icon context menu )

  • Read the FAQ : Do I need to uninstall DCS before installing an upgrade or update to know what information you need to save

After you have saved the appropriate files, you can run the install from your online account. (Click : Online Account)
Download Link in Online Account

At the end of the installation, please uncheck all the boxes as we do not want to start DCS yet.
Last Install Screen

To activate your copy of Document Conversion Service, you would do one of the following :

Activating With an Internet Connection

  1. You can find your serial number in your online account. (Click : Online Account)
    Serial Number in Online Account
  2. Open the License Wizard. (Click Start – Document Conversion Service 3.0 – License )
  3. Click I have a serial number and want to activate my copy .
    Serial Number in Online Account
  4. Enter your serial number.
    Serial Number in Online Account
  5. Click Next.
  6. Follow the remaining screen prompts.
  7. After DCS has been successfully licensed on the server, you need to restore the saved config files and profiles that you saved before installing the latest release. You can find information on restoring these files in the FAQ : Do I need to uninstall DCS before installing an upgrade or update
  8. Start Document Conversion Service. (Select Start Conversion Service from the system tray icon context menu )
  9. Then start your code or the Watch Folder Service, if applicable. (Click Start – Document Conversion Service 3.0 – Start Watch Folder )

Activating Without an Internet Connection

  1. You can find your serial number in your online account. (Click : Online Account)
    Serial Number in Online Account
  2. Open the License Wizard. (Click Start – Document Conversion Service 3.0 – License )
  3. Click I have a serial number and want to activate my copy .
    Serial Number in Online Account
  4. Enter your serial number and check I do not have an Internet connection and will activate manually
    Serial Number in Online Account
  5. Click Next.
  6. Follow the remaining screen prompts to create the PNProdID.txt file.
  7. Email the PNProdID.txt file to peernet@peernet.com
  8. Once you receive back the PNProdAU.txt file from PEERNET, run License Wizard (Click Start – Document Conversion Service 3.0 – License ) to import the file to activate DCS on the server.
  9. After DCS has been successfully licensed on the server, you need to restore the saved config files and profiles that you saved before installing the latest release. You can find information on restoring these files in the FAQ : Do I need to uninstall DCS before installing an upgrade or update
  10. Start Document Conversion Service. (Select Start Conversion Service from the system tray icon context menu )
  11. Then start your code or the Watch Folder Service, if applicable. (Click Start – Document Conversion Service 3.0 – Start Watch Folder )

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