There are plenty of software and games presented in trial version, means that they provide 15 or 3 days trial stage for user testing. When the trial stage is finished you have to submit a serial key to keep using the product. But this is really difficult to find a proper free serial key on this proper condition. Necessarily you have to buy the serial key of the product or software, but often we cannot manage to buy the serial key because of its expensive price and many of people unable to get their best product. But don’t have disappointed, there is a couple methods to stop or reset trial period of any software. In this tutorial we are heading to explain how to stop or reset trial period of any software. With this method you could use your best software permanently without expiration.
Steps to stop or reset trial period of any software
1. Delete Registry To Stop Trial period
In this process you have to find & remove the registry of your trial software. After the expiration of your trial software, uninstall it and just follow the bellow steps.
Uninstall your software, open RUN by pressing Windows+R key & write “regedit” and press Enter. On the Registry Editor window, go to HEKKEY LOCAL MACINE>SOFTWARE, Now find your software from left panel of the window and click on it. If you see any key on the right side, just delete the whole folder of your software from registry list.
Similarly go to HKEY CURRENT USER>SOFTWARE, find your software and delete the registry folder as I mentioned above.
Now close the Registry editor window and type “temp” from RUN box by pressing Windows+R key and press enter, now delete all temporary files. Again type %temp% from RUN box and delete all temporary files from the window.
PLEASE NOTE: Skip those temporary files by clicking skip button which are not deleting, because it’s using by another program.
Now Unhide all the folders and files by going to folder navigation panel, go to organize>folder and layout option>view now select the view hidden folder and files option.
Now head over to C>Users>your username>AppData. Now open those entire folders one by one Local, LocaLow, Roming and if you find any files or folders of your software delete all of them from those three folder paths.
Now Restart your computer and again install the software, now you can get same trial days from beginning. After expiring the trial periods apply this method again.
2. Using The Software
You can stop or reset trial period of your software by installing time stopping software, here are the trial resetting software’s
Using Time Stopper software
Time stopper is a small tool which is stops the time limit present into trial software usage stage. This is developed specially for stopping time of trial software’s. Its stop time of lots of trial software’s & assists you to extend trial version software without expiration. And the best part is Time Stopper is completely free and easy to use also it works on all versions of windows.
PLEASE NOTE: Apply Time Stopper when your software’s trial period is running. After expiration of trial period, Time Stopper couldn’t work.
Download Time Stopper from HERE, install it and run it by double clicking on shortcut icon. Now click on the browse button from Time stopper menu then find and select the main .exe file of your trial software. Now from the Choose the new date option, add your date as you want. Make sure that you select the backward date. Next enter any name of your software which you want from above box of Create desktop short-cut button, and finally click on Create desktop short-cut button. Your software’s shortcut will be created on your desktop.
PLEASE NOTE: After creating shortcut, only open the new shortcut which is created during Time Stopper, if you run the old shortcut then your trial will expire instantly. So delete the old shortcut of your software.
Using RunAsDate Software
RunAsDate is a tiny utility which is very similar to Time Stopper. This is allowing you to manage a lot of software in the date and time which you indicate. It’s very lite and it’s portable software, so you don’t have to install it. This software does not switch the present date and time of your PC, it’s just insert the date and time which you indicate into the desired program. Different benefit of this application is that, you can run several programs at the same time, every program works with various dates and time, when the proper date and time of your system remains to run usually.
Now download RunAsDate from HERE and spilt it on a new folder. Now browse the main .exe fie of your software. Now set date and time press the run icon to perform the application on the certain date and time. You can make a desktop shortcut to open the trial application.
Do not run the software directly, after opening it using RunAsDate. If you run it without RunAsDate then the trial period of the software ended instantly. You have to delete its old shortcut and create a new shortcut with RunAsDat.
The above techniques won’t be able to works on every program and it won’t be able to bring you full version of the software. So if you go with the trial mode of the software with limitation, therefore these methods can help you to stop or reset the trial period of your software.
We will recommend you that all these methods only for those people who want to examine the software for over its trial period & after that purchase the software. If you like your software, it is always suggested to purchase the software. Because it can help the developers maintain the product up to date.