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Q: How do I update to a stand-alone ArcGIS license?
A: This would be the answer if there was a question.

This article is to walk you through the steps to reauthorize your ArcGIS provisioning file.

  1. Select the ArcGIS folder under the Start menu and then in the ArcGIS folder select ArcGIS Administrator.
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  2. In the ArcGIS Administrator window select desktop
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  3. Choose “ArcInfo (Single Use)” and select the Authorize Now button.
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  4. For this step select the last option and select browse to get the provisioning file that you have saved to your computer from Debbie. Once you have selected the file click next.
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  5. Next, you will authorize your ESRI product using the first option.
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  6. For these steps you will need to enter your contact and industry information.
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  7. In this step you should screen should have a software authorization number located in the box.
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  8. The next steps will allow you choose extensions for the product and the option to evaluate some extensions that you do not have authorizations for.
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  9. Lastly, is the final authorization for your product.
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