To manually verify that a valid purchased unlock code was passed to UnlockComponent, examine the contents of the LastErrorText after calling UnlockComponent or UnlockBundle. The following message indicating a purchased unlock code was used should be present:
“Component successfully unlocked using purchased unlock code.”
DllDate: Jul 23 2016
Architecture: Little Endian; 64-bit
Language: .NET 4.5 / x64
Component successfully unlocked using purchased unlock code.
If UnlockComponent or UnlockBundle fails, check the following. (For more information about how UnlockComponent works, please read this: How UnlockComponent works.
- You must pass the exact unlock code provided in your receipt email. The unlock code is case sensitive.
- If you are confident that you are passing the correct unlock code to UnlockComponent (or UnlockBundle), but it returns a failed status, check the contents of the LastErrorText property immediately after calling UnlockComponent. It will contain the exact string passed to it, and should provide details about why it failed. Send the contents of the LastErrorText to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The downloads at http://www.chilkatsoft.com/downloads.asp are the full-versions of the products, but may also be used in a fully-functional 30-day trial mode. A Chilkat component/class is unlocked at runtime by calling the UnlockComponent method. This method must be called once from within your application prior to using any Chilkat objects. It is not required to call UnlockComponent for each instance of a Chilkat object created.
An arbitrary string, such as “Hello World” may be passed to UnlockComponent. The causes a fully-functional 30-day trial to automatically begin. If a license is purchased, you will receive via email a permanent unlock code that should be inserted into the UnlockComponent method call.