Activation and Trial limitations

Trial limitations

There is no difference in functionality between the trial version and the fully licensed product.
After the installation the product is available as a trial version for 30 days.


The product can be activated during or after successfully evaluating the product.
For manually activating the product following Dialog can be used:

License Information

Open the Start Menu and click the ‘powerEvents 23.0 License Information’ shortcut:



Launch the License Information tool located in the install directory with the required Command-line arguments.
Example: Activating a Stand-Alone license using a serial number:

"C:\Program Files\coolOrange\Modules\powerEvents\License.exe" --StandAlone --Serialnumber="XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX"

For more information about activating the product, see Licensing.

Licensing Options

Stand Alone Licensing

This product supports the Stand-Alone licensing model which is charged based on the time the license is valid and the number of seats the license is valid for.
For further information see the detailed description of the Stand-Alone licensing model.
In the License Information Dialog the remaining days until the license expires can be found.

License expired

When the license expires, powerEvents displays a Windows notification about the expired license when the application is started and no longer executes actions:

  • Vault Client tabs added by the Add-VaultTab cmdlet stop working and no longer display the content from the -Action parameter.

  • Vault Client and Inventor menu items added by the Add-VaultMenuItem cmdlet or the Add-InventorMenuItem cmdlet stop working and no longer execute the -Action parameter.

  • All registered Vault events are restricted in order to block the configured processes of the Vault user.

Offline activation

The serial number of the license and the machine code are required to generate an activation file.
The activation file for an offline activation can be generated and downloaded on the following site: powerEvents - Activation file generator