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ezW2 Software: Invalid License Key Issue and Solution

You can click ezW2 software top menu "License Key" then "Input License Key" to access key code input screen.

  • Why my license key code is invalid

  • How to purchase/retrieve the license

  • Below are some reasons that you cannot register a license keycode: .

    #1: Wrong version *****

    The license codes of different version are different. For example: You need to enter 2014 key code for ezW2 2014. ezW2 2013 key code will not work with 2014 version.

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    #2: You purchased the wrong license or you installed the wrong software

    Please make sure you are using ezW2 software. You can check the current software name and version by clicking the ezW2 top menu "help" then "About xxxx". (Note: ezW2 and ezW2Correction are different software).

    Please also check the license message to make sure you ordered the right key code

    #3: You need to copy and paste keycode including "-"

    Some mail server may also add extra hidden characters around key code. You can copy the key code to NotePad, then copy it to ezPayCheck application to solve this issue.

    #4: Some email server may add special characters around key code, even you cannot see it.

  • You can open Notepad application, copy the license key from email to the Notepad first. (You can open Notepad by clicking the Start button. In the search box, type Notepad, and then, in the list of results, click Notepad. )

  • Then you copy the key code from NotePad to your application to register it.

  • This process will remove the unseen charaters added to the key code by your email server.

    #5: Permission issue

    You need to log in your machine as administrator or a user with enough persmission to register the key code. You may also check this article about how to run a program as the administrator.

    How to purchase/retrieve the license

  • If you are a new customer or if you are a previous customer (ie: You purchased ezW2 2016 and need the new license for current version), you can purchase license from our site.

  • purchase ezW2 software now

  • If you lost your license (ie: You purchased ezW2 2016 license and cannot find 2016 license):

  • - Please search your email account for the license key message from "".

    - If you cannot find the license message from your email account, please contact us to resend it..

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