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You will need a license to use VIP. This will either be provisioned by your system administrator, or by Curiosity via email.

To activate your copy, first open VIP. You will be prompted to enter a license. Click “OK”:VIP_Introduction_Licensing_1

This will open the License Browser:


A VIP license is provisioned as a .LIC file, stored locally on the same machine as VIP. This will be provisioned by Curiosity, or by your system administrator.

If you do not have a license, contact your system administrator or request a license from Curiosity if needed.

To request a license from Curiosity. first click “Get Machine Key”. This will copy your hardware identifier to your clipboard. Email this identifier to with the subject “VIP Activation Key Request” to request a license for your machine.

Alternatively, click “Don’t have key.” to auto-generate an email containing your hardware identifier. You will need to select which email programme to use. Click “Send”, and we will send you a license file as soon as possible.

When you have received your LIC File, you will need to store it on the same machine as VIP is installed.

Save the LIC File and return to the License Browser and click “Browse”. Locate your license and click “Open”:


You should receive a message informing you that you have activated your license:


Click “OK” and VIP will launch.