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How to Authorize Drum and Bass Rig
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Attention: The authorization instructions provided during the Drum and Bass Rig installation procedure have been modified since the product's release, the new instructions are below.

 

Certification is done in only a few simple steps:

1.    Launch Drum and Bass Rig in stand-alone mode (rather than opening it as a plugin inside a host application).

2.    Click the M-Audio Logo in the upper right hand corner of the application window.

3.    Enter the Product Certification Code into the field labeled “Product Certification”, or leave blank for demo use. The Product Certification Code is the 24-digit code found on the front of your product Quick Start Guide.  When typing in the Certification Code, please be sure to use all capital letters, and include the dashes (hyphens).

Now you have two options. If your music computer is connected to the internet, proceed with “On-line Certification”, if not refer to the “Off-line Certification” instructions below.


On-line Certification

1.    Make sure your computer is connected to the internet.

2.    Click the “Certify Online” button.

3.    Your web browser will now launch, opening an M-Audio product certification page.

4.    Click on the link specified in the on-screen instructions.  Clicking this link will download a product certification file to your default download folder.  For most users, the default download location is your computer’s desktop.*

5.    Locate the downloaded certification file on your desktop and double-click it.

6.    Close and then re-launch Drum and Bass Rig.

7.    Click on the M-Audio logo in the upper right corner of the application window.

8.    Confirm that the certification screen reads “valid full-time license” or “30 day license” (depending on the type of certification you chose).

9.    Start making music!

Note: Info for Mac users and general troubleshooting below.


Off-line Certification

 If your music computer is not connected to the Internet, you can carry out certification on any other computer with an internet connection – e.g. your office or home computer.

1.    Click the button “Certify Off-line”. This will send an html file to your computer’s desktop.

2.    Transfer this new html file to your online computer via a floppy disk, USB jump/thumb drive, portable hard disk, or any other such means.

3.    On your online computer, establish an internet connection and double-click the html file. It will be opened in your web browser and take you to the certification page on the M-Audio server.

4.    Click on the link specified in the on-screen instructions.  Clicking this link will download a product certification file to your computer's default download location.  For most users, the default download location is the Desktop*.

5.    Locate the downloaded certification file on your desktop and transfer this file back to the desktop of the computer you installed Drum and Bass Rig on.

6.    Double-click the certification file on your offline computer’s desktop.

7.    Close and then re-launch Drum and Bass Rig.

8.    Click on the M-Audio logo in the upper right corner of the application window.

9.    Confirm that the certification screen reads “valid full-time license” or “30 day license” (depending on the type of certification you chose).

10.    Start making music!

Note to Mac users: After running the installer, it is necessary to manually copy the Drum and Bass Rig Data Folder from the product installation disk to your hard drive. Then, inside the Drum and Bass Rig Data Folder, double-click on "Set DnB Rig Data Location."

Troubleshooting: If you DO NOT get a success message after clicking on the certificate file, or if you get something like “choose an application to open this file,” then you can manually drag the certificate to the Drum and Bass Rig Data folder** and drop it on top of a file called MAudioCertify. Drum and Bass Rig should then be authorized the next time you launch it.

* Do not download a second certification file if you have trouble finding the file you just downloaded.  To prevent abuse, users are prohibited from downloading more than three certification files.  Customers who have been blocked from downloading additional certification files must contact M-Audio customer support before they will be able to obtain more certification files.

** Windows location: (local disk)/Program Files/Steinberg/Vstplugins/M-Audio. On Mac OS, the Data folder location is defined by the user.

Note: If you move the Drum and Bass Rig Data Folder to a different drive or different location, you will need to run the Set Data Location app located inside the Data Folder. This should ensure that your sounds & authorization continue working after the move.