There are two types of activation codes:

1. Standard

Standard activation code holds activation key and custom features and has the following structure:

XXXXXXXX-XXXXXXXX-XXXXXXXX-XXXXXXXX

where X can be any hexadecimal number (0-9, A-F)

2. Extended

As extension of standard activation code, extended activation code can hold additional following information:

- Demo mode limitations.
(number of days, number of runs, fixed date limitations)

- Limited license limitations.
(number of days, number of runs, fixed date limitations)

- Custom counters.

- Maximum number of application instances.

Notes

Activation codes can be generated in the following ways:

1. By default, manually in PC Guard's activation panel

2. By using AC Generator desktop application.

3. By using Activation suite (ACCS)

4. In Activation center (ACEN), manually by end users or ACEN administrator or automatically by using ACEN web service methods.