How do I update my CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan or CCH® ProSystem fx® PDFlyer license?

When Scan and PDFlyer are Installed Together

This video​ shows how to update your CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan and CCH® ProSystem fx® PDFlyer license.

To update the licenses for CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan and CCH® ProSystem fx® PDFlyer bundled with CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan, do the following:

  1. Launc CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan Administrator.
  2. On the menu bar, click File > Update License.
    • The option path is Help > Update License in Scan version 12 or earlier.
  3. Select a permission key update option:
    • If you have not downloaded the permission key, do the following:
      1. Click Download License File.
      2. Click Ok.
      3. Log in with your CCH ProSystem fx Suite Single-Sign On (SSO) credentials.
      4. Click Login.
      5. The rest of the process is automatic.
      6. If you are prompted to restart, click Confirm.
    • If you have downloaded the permission key, do the following:
    1. Click License File Location.
    2. Click Browse.
    3. Navigate to and select the permkey.
    4. Click Open.
    5. Click Ok.
    6. If you are prompted to restart, click Confirm


When Only PDFlyer is Installed

This video​ shows how to update your CCH® ProSystem fx® PDFlyer license (CCH® ProSystem fx® PDFlyer only, as this video is not applicable if you also use CCH® ProSystem fx® Scan).

To update the license for PDFlyer Standalone, do the following:
  1. Navigate to ?:\Program Files (x86)\CCH ProSystem fx PDFlyer Server\Programs  (where ? is the drive on which CCH® ProSystem fx® PDFlyer Server is installed).
  2. Double-click PDFlyerLicenseDownload.exe.
  3. Select a permission key update option.
    • If you have not downloaded the permission key, do the following:
    1. Click Download License File.
    2. Click Update.
    3. Enter your CCH ProSystem fx Single Sign-On (SSO) credentials.
    4. Click Login. If you have entered valid credentials, the rest of the process completes automatically. 
    • If you have downloaded the permission key, do the following:
    1. Click License File Location.
    2. Click Browse.
    3. Navigate to the location where the permission key file is saved.
    4. Select the permkey file.
    5. Click Open.
    6. Click Update. If you have entered valid credentials, the rest of the process completes automatically. 

Note: If you need to download the permission key directly, please see how do I download my permission key for the CCH ProSystem fx products.

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