Installation and licensing for Windows

Revision: 1.0
Date: 2017-08-30
Contact: alpr.support@vision-components.com
Copyright: 2017 Vision Components GmbH, Germany
Author: VC Support

Introduction

Carrida software can be either software or hardware protected - depending on the region and customer needs. When hardware protected, a USB dongle will be provided. This dongle must be inserted into the USB port of a device on which Carrida is used.

In the case of the software protection, you will need to contact the vendor for the activation of product license.

Hardware protection

USB dongle is a piece of hardware that is connected to a computer.

With a Carrida distribution you will receive a compatible dongle device. It connects through the USB port, and has to be plugged in every time when Carrida software is running.

Installing Carrida with hardware protection
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Step 3. Choose an installation folder for the program by pressing ,Browse...’ or leave the default folder and continue with the installation.

This folder will also be set as the default destination folder for processed data. Change this in the future in File-Settings-Output

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Step 4. Set this check to create a shortcut on the desktop.

Press 'Next' to continue or 'Back' to revisit previous steps.

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Step 6. Install CRYPTO-BOX support. This is a driver for the USB dongle that has to be installed in order to use Carrida.

Press 'Install' and 'OK' to finish the installation.

The software is installed and is ready to be used. We recommend to read through the user manuals before starting to work with Carrida software.

The dongle must be plugged into the USB port every time Carrida software is being used. If the error shown on the image appears the dongle is missing from the USB port. p3

Software protection

In the case of software protection no additional hardware is needed. Access will be granted through an activation key provided by the distributer.

Installing Carrida with software protection
p1 Step 1. Select the language for the installation process. p2

Step 2. Choose an installation folder for the program by pressing on ,Browse...’ or leave the default folder and continue.

This folder will also be set as the default destination folder for processed data. Change this in the future in File-Settings-Output.

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Step 3. Set this check to create a desktop shortcut.

Press 'Next' to continue or 'Back' to revisit previous steps.

pA Step 4. Look through the summarization of previous steps and go 'Back' to make additional changes, or press 'Install otherwise.

The software is installed on your device, but before it is ready to be used, you will need to go through the license activation process.

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After installation is finished, window with instructions about the license activation will appear. Follow the steps on the Collect status information tab. After receiving the v2c file go to the second tab Apply access file and upload the file. If you need to transfer the activated version of the program to another computer, go to the Transfer license tab.