The following procedure assumes that you have saved a copy of
each workstationâ€™s Software Licenses folder
(and Product Licenses folder, if present) to
either another workstation or a DVD before you reformat the
To restore a
product using a master image
Exit the application. Do not run the application again until
after you have completed this procedure.
In Windows Explorer, copy the Software
Licenses folder from the appropriate path shown below to a
location other than the disk that will be restored.
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application
Reformat the workstation and restore the master image.
perform a low-level format of the hard drive.
Copy the Software Licenses folder that
you created in step 2 to its original workstation and location on
restore the disk image, any files that were altered are put back in
their original state and ready to use again. The license files are
preserved, and no reactivation of products is necessary.