How do I deactivate my Golden Software license?

The deactivation process is slightly different for single-user and concurrent use licenses of Surfer and Grapher.  Instructions for performing this process for both license types are provided below. 


Single-user licenses

Single-user licenses are activated on the user's computer and can be deactivated by clicking the File | License Info or the Help | License Info command and then clicking Deactivate License in the License Info dialog.

Deactivate a single-user license in the Golden Software License Information dialog.


Concurrent licenses

Concurrent use licenses are activated only on the license server.  To deactivate a license on the license server, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the Golden Software License Administrator.
  2. Click Deactivate on the left side of the License Administrator.
  3. Click Next.
  4. In the Select a product to deactivate window, click the desired product in the Activated Products list.

         License Administrator: Deactivating a concurrent use license on a license server.
  5. Click Deactivate.



License activations can also be managed through our My Account portal. Follow the steps below to do this.

  1. Sign in to your account at
  2. Click the My Products button.
  3. Click the desired product key in the list of products to expand the product information section.
  4. After the page refreshes, locate the appropriate Computer Name in the list of Activations and then click Deactivate.
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