REINFORCEMENT 2.0 - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: How can I buy Reinforcement?
A: You can buy Reinforcement online though the Éptár webshop
. In case you prefer to get an invoice
, please, send us your invoice data (name/company name/address/VAT number) to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the type of key you would like to use. After paying the invoice, we set your license.
Q: Should I choose online key or machine key?
A: Choose online key
if you have constant internet connection on your computer. You can use Reinforcement on other devices with online key but only on one computer at a time. If you start working with Reinforcement from another device, the previous one will log you out and switch to demo mode.
Choose machine key if you do not have constant internet connection on your computer. With machine key you can travel anywhere, Reinforcement will work, and it will exclusively work on one computer.
you can switch from online key to machine key but it is not possible to switch from machine key to online key.
Q: How can I install Reinforcement on my computer?
A: To install Reinforcement go to: https://www.eptar.hu/reinforcement_2_0
and select DOWNLOAD considering whether you work on Windows or Mac. Close ArchiCAD and follow the instructions given by the installer. When you next start ArchiCAD, Reinforcement appears in the menu bar.
Q: Do I have to register in Éptár webpage to be able to buy Reinforcement?
A: Yes, a registration is necessary for the activation of the solution. After registration and login you can give your data and also select the type of key (online or machine) and set it. You can give your Reinforcement username and password here for online key that you can use to start Reinforcement on your device. For a machine key, you can generate the requested code here as well.
If you want to switch from online key to machine key, you can also do it after logging in.
Q: How can I set the online key?
A: In case of an online key, an optional username and password must be entered. After installing and starting ArchiCAD, you must select "Reinforcement Registration", then pressing "Validation" and "Online validation" buttons. You have to enter the username and password you have given after logging in to eptar.hu then activate Reinforcement by pressing the "Activate" button.
Q: How can I set the machine key?
A: This is done in 3 steps:
First, you have to install Reinforcement and start ArchiCAD. In the menu bar, select the "Reinforcement Registration" button.
A window will appear where you can download the machine_key.dat
file to your machine by clicking on the "Save your machine description file" button.
Login to www.eptar.hu and press "Unlock Key" button on the user interface and select "Machine key", you can upload the file by pressing the "Save changes" button.
You have to insert the received code to ArchiCAD
"Validate an already purchased key"
"Machine key...". The program is activated.
Q: How can I upgrade my license from older versions to version 2.0?
A: After logging in to www.eptar.hu, pressing "Purchase" or "Upgrade" you can buy or upgrade the solution. For purchased and upgraded products, the "Unlock key" button is displayed and additional settings are required here. There are two types of product registration options depending on whether you want online or machine key.
Q: Is Reinforcement 1.5 still available to buy?
A: No, with the release of newer version, 2.0, the old, 1.5 is not available for new customers anymore.
Q: What shall I do if I want to use Reinforcement on several computers at a time?
A: If you want to use Reinforcement on more than one computer at the same time, you have to buy as many licenses as many computers you want to work on. One Reinforcement license can be used on one computer at a time only.
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