Dealing with software licenses is a tricky issue. One has to buy them at exorbitant prices or need to do some tricks to extend the trial period. Normally the trial period is 15 to 30 days. Many small scale enterprises require the software to run their business and they are not in a position to pay for a licensed version. So one just need to follow the below steps in such times. The software trial period can be extended by following some simple steps.
Method 1: By Deleting Trial Registry
Step 1: One way of extending the trial period is by deleting the trial registry.
Step 2: After doing this, open the RUN command and type regedit.
Step 3: Then navigate to ‘HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Your Software name’. If in case you find any key name with your software name then just delete it.
Step 4: After doing these, you need to delete all temporary files from your computer.
Step 5: Then check if you find your software name in Appdata. If it is found then just delete it.
Step 6: After following the above process, restart the computer.
Step 7: Install the expired software again and use it again for the prescribed time period.
Method 2: Using Time Stopper Software
Another method of extending trial period is by using ‘Time Stopper’ software. Through this software, one can literally stop the time of trial software. The Time Stopper cannot reverse the trial mode of the software. This method is easy as compared to others. One just needs to follow the below steps:
Step 1: Firstly you need to download the Time Stopper software 0n your computer.
Step 2: Now Run the file.
Step 3: Choose the date you wish to set.
Step 4: Now enter the software name and create a shortcut to directly open the software.
Method 3: Using Run As Date Software
You can play around with date and time function through one more software. It is called the ‘Run as date’ software. This software program does not require any installation. The advantage of this software is that you won’t have to change the date and time of the computer. It only changes the date and time of the software. One needs to follow simple steps which are mentioned below:
Step 1: Firstly download ‘Runasdate’ software and extract it in the folder.
Step 2: Now specify the date and time and hit the run button.
Step 3: Now, try to run the software through the shortcut on the Desktop.
Note: It should not be run directly.
The above methods are suggested to evaluate the software. It won’t give the complete version of the software. You will get your complete version of the software only when you buy it. These methods can be deployed only when you become well acquainted with the software. Many of the above methods are already used by others and it is giving them good results. There are many online blogs to check out few more techniques of running the trial period of software. There are many loopholes in the above methods so one should always be careful while doing it. Misusing the usage of such software can also land you in trouble.