Once you have downloaded and installed your software, you'll need to verify your purchase by activating the software using your serial number (provided in your order confirmation email). If the software isn't activated, some features may not be available or may work for a limited amount of time.
If your computer is connected to the internet, activation usually takes just a few seconds. If your computer isn't connected, the software will automatically show you other activation options.
How do I activate?
Open the MacDrive Disk Manager window and click on the "Help" tab, then click the "Activate license" button. You can always check the status or your MacDrive license in the lower right corner of this Window.
Press the Start (or Windows) button, then go to All Programs > MacDrive > Activate MacDrive, and follow the instructions. You can also use the Activate MacDrive option in MacDrive Quick Start available via the taskbar icon, or use the prompt that appears when you start your computer.
You'll be prompted to activate when opening the application.
You will be prompted to activate when opening the application and selecting an eligible device.