Knowledgebase: Activation
How to activate our current software with the command prompt
Posted by Brad Ather on 29 October 2014 03:02 PM

An alternative method to activating our current applications can be done via the command prompt: cmd.exe

The following command line will activate the application without exposing the UI. Ignore the AppName and hyphen and only copy and paste the quoted text.

Note: If you are connected to a corporate VPN, please discconenct (if possible) before trying the methods below.


Activation: 

Start8:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8"\SASUpgrade.exe -prodId=2267 -prodName="Start8" -company="Stardock" -ver="1.56" -email="USER@USER.COM" serial="PRODUCTKEYGOESHERE"

Start10:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start10"\SASUpgrade.exe -prodId=2623 -prodName="Start10" -company="Stardock" -ver="1.08" -email="USER@USER.COM" serial="PRODUCTKEYGOESHERE"

Fences 2:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Fences"\SASUpgrade.exe -prodId=2240 -prodName="Fences2" -company="Stardock" -ver="2.13" -email="USER@USER.COM" serial="PRODUCTKEYGOESHERE"

Fences 3:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Fences"\SASUpgrade.exe -prodId=2628 -prodName="Fences3" -company="Stardock" -ver="2.90" -email="USER@USER.COM" serial="PRODUCTKEYGOESHERE"

WindowBlinds 8:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\WindowBlinds"\SASUpgrade.exe -prodId=2272 -prodName="WindowBlinds" -company="Stardock" -ver="8.12" -email="USER@USER.COM" serial="PRODUCTKEYGOESHERE"

WindowBlinds 10:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\WindowBlinds"\SASUpgrade.exe -prodId=2630 -prodName="WindowBlinds" -company="Stardock" -ver="10.0.2" -email="USER@USER.COM" serial="PRODUCTKEYGOESHERE"

ModernMix:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\ModernMix"\SASUpgrade.exe -prodId=2271 -prodName="ModernMix" -company="Stardock" -ver="1.22" -email="USER@USER.COM" serial="PRODUCTKEYGOESHERE"

DeskScapes:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\DeskScapes8"\SASUpgrade.exe -prodId=2268 -prodName="DeskScapes" -company="Stardock" -ver="8.50" -email="USER@USER.COM" serial="PRODUCTKEYGOESHERE"

Tiles:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Tiles"\SASUpgrade.exe -prodId=1942 -prodName="Tiles" -company="Stardock" -ver="1.20" -email="USER@USER.COM" serial="PRODUCTKEYGOESHERE"

WindowFX:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\WindowFX"\SASUpgrade.exe -prodId=2245 -prodName="WindowFX" -company="Stardock" -ver="6.00" -email="USER@USER.COM" serial="PRODUCTKEYGOESHERE"

ObjectDock:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\ObjectDock"\SASUpgrade.exe -prodId=1169 -prodName="ObjectDock" -company="Stardock" -ver="2.20" -email="USER@USER.COM" serial="PRODUCTKEYGOESHERE"

Launch8:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Launch8"\SASUpgrade.exe -prodId=2276 -prodName="Launch8" -company="Stardock" -ver="1.06" -email="USER@USER.COM" serial="PRODUCTKEYGOESHERE"

Multiplicity:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\EdgeRunner\Multiplicity"\SASUpgrade.exe -prodId=2283 -prodName="Multiplicity" -company="Stardock" -ver="3.42" -email="USER@USER.COM" serial="PRODUCTKEYGOESHERE"


 

You can also watch the video below. The example given is for Fences, but can be used for any of the apps above:

http://sd.stardock.com/brad.ather/Jingimages/2014-10-29_1347.swf

(The product key in this example has been disabled.)

 

Deactivation:

If you require assistance with deactivating via command line, please see the following Knowledgebase Article:

http://esupport.stardock.com/index.php?/default_import/Knowledgebase/Article/View/513/159/how-to-deactivate-our-current-software-with-the-command-prompt

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