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TN ITME106 InTouch Machine Edition: Licensing a Development System

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How to license InTouch Machine Edition on your Development Computer


  • Author: Dillon Perera
  • Published: 03/30/2015
  • Applies to: InTouch Machine Edition 7.1




License Models:

Demo Mode: By default InTouch Machine Edition will run in Demo Mode, allowing the user to run the development environment for a total of 40 hours.


Softkey License: These are used for demonstration and consignment licenses, where physical hardware was not purchased.  This will require internet access.


Hardkey License: These are licenses tied to a USB dongle that was received with the panel.

  1. Install InTouch Machine Edition.
  2. Go to Start > Programs > Wonderware > InTouch Machine Edition v7.1 > Register.
  3. Select the type of license you want to enable, either Hardkey or Softkey license.
    1. Hardkey: Ensure the USB dongle is plugged in, then press the Check button.
    2. SoftKey: 
      1. Select the Network adapter you want to associate with the license.  Choose a network card which will not be removed or disabled in the future.
      2. Copy the Hardware Identifier that is displayed.
      3. Go to the Wonderware's activation website:
      4. Paste the Hardware Identifier from step 3 into the website, and submit to receive your activation code.