Laptops - Finding the IDTYPE=D - also known as the Disk Serial Number

1. Open a Command prompt and change directories to C:Program FilesANSYS IncShared FilesLicensingIntel. Issue the command: winhostid /d. This will display the hostid (FLEXID) with an IDTYPE of D. The D stands for Disk Serial number. This is the hostid which must be used to create the license file.

2.If the license manager is already installed on the machine you can get this information from the LMTools utility, System Settings tab. Just click the button to "Save HOSTID Info to a File". Send the file to your ANSYS Account Representative and be sure to mention that the license file is for a laptop and must be created using the Disk Serial number.

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