When using a
HASP4 Key in conjunction with licensing in GeoStudio 2016 (version
18.104.22.16880) and later, GeoStudio can experience significant performance issues. When Flexera completely stops supporting the
HASP4 USB Keys, future versions of GeoStudio will not support this type of key
Owners of older
USB Keys have the option of changing to a different licensing method or
purchasing a new USB Key that is compatible with the latest GeoStudio licensing
steps will help you identify if you have a HASP4 Key:
Attach your GeoStudio FLEXID Key
to a USB Port on your computer.
Check that the red light on the
Key is illuminated.
Start the Device Manager. The Device Manager is found in the Windows
Navigate to the “Universal
Serial Bus Controllers” entry and expand it.
Look for the device named “Sentinel
Right-click on this device and
Navigate to the Details tab.
Select the “Bus reported device
If the description says “HASP4
USB 1.33”, you have a retired HASP4 Key.
If the description says “Sentinel HL”, you have a newer HASP Key.
If you have a
HASP4 Dongle, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss