Description

Function will activate locked application or extend DEMO mode (if "Extend evaluation period" special flag is enabled) based on passed activation code. 

In case serial numbers are enabled, valid serial number should be set before using this function. If not, function will return PCGI_ERROR_INVALID_SERIAL_NUMBER error code.

Availability

Protection method: REMOTE
Application status: Locked or in DEMO mode
Required features: None

Declaration

Visual C/C++
extern "C" __declspec(dllimport) int __stdcall UnlockApplication(char * ActivationCode);
Visual Basic
Declare Function UnlockApplication Lib "pcgint.dll" Alias "_UnlockApplication@4" (ByVal ActivationCode As String) As Long
Delphi
function UnlockApplication(ActivationCode: PAnsiChar): longint; stdcall; external 'pcgint.dll' name '_UnlockApplication@4';
Delphi 64bit
function UnlockApplication(ActivationCode: PAnsiChar): Int64; stdcall; external 'pcgint64.dll';

Parameters

ActivationCode - pointer to Activation code string

Return values

If the function succeeds, application is activated or evaluation is extended and one of the following codes is returned:

PCGI_SUCCESS_APPLICATION_UNLOCKED        
PCGI_SUCCESS_DEMO_EXTENDED 

If the function fails, return value is on of the following error codes:

PCGI_ERROR_INVALID_ACTIVATION_CODE
PCGI_ERROR_ALREADY_UNLOCKED
PCGI_ERROR_DEMO_CANT_BE_EXTENDED
PCGI_ERROR_INVALID_SERIAL_NUMBER

Full list of return codes is available here.

Notes

- Be sure to call GetIntefaceData function after calling this function in order to obtain current license status.

- If application is not protected with REMOTE protection method function will return ERROR_ALREADY_UNLOCKED error code.