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This article explains how the Product Activation Wizard can be used to deactivate your Single User License for SDL Trados Studio using the Online Activation function. The Product Activation Wizard is part of your installation.
The deactivation process allows you to take the activation code from your current SDL Trados Studio installation and apply it to a brand new installation. The deactivation process should be followed if you know you will be re-installing your software on a new or re-formatted machine.
To make sure you can use the same activation code when you install Studio again, you have to return your license to the SDL Activation Server: