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Article ID: 153140 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 2.2

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If you want to reset the information license manager displays, you can delete or rename three files.


To reset the license manager information:
  1. Stop the License Logging service.
  2. Delete or rename the following files on the primary domain controller or the enterprise server:

    Cpl.cfg, which contains all of your purchase history and is located in %Systemroot%\System32.

    Llsuser.lls, which contains the user information on number of connections and is located in %Systemroot%\System32\Lls.

    Llsmap.lls, which contains License group information and is also located in %Systemroot%\System32\Lls.
  3. Restart the License Logging service.
  4. Re-add the appropriate license information.
For additional information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
194065  ( ) How to Reset License Manager Throughout an Enterprise

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.51
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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