SURFspot licentiecodes

Heb je software gekocht via SURFspot? Zorg dat je voor maart de gegevens zoals installatie- en licentiecodes, en downloadlinks, uit je productkluis overneemt en op een andere veilige locatie bewaart. SURFspot lanceert medio maart een vernieuwde website, waarbij de productkluis niet mee kan verhuizen naar de vernieuwde site.

Voor meer informatie kan je tercht op www.surfspot.nl/productkluis. (Log eventueel in met je NetID)

Fixed: Rhino 5 update SR10

The current update fixes the issue with the expired license in Rhino 5. Choose one of the scenarios applicable to you:

  1. I’m not sure if I have updated Rhino.
  2. I have updated Rhino: my license is expired and I cannot save now.
  3. I haven’t updated Rhino yet: my license is not expired and I can still save.

1. I’m not sure if I have updated Rhino

  • Open Rhino check your version number and date in Rhino. Go in your menu to Help > About Rhinoceros…
  • Check the information in the lower right corner of the window.
    • If it reads:
      Version 5 SR10 32-bit
      (5.10.41201.11145, 1-12-2014)
      or
      Version 5 SR10 64-bit
      (5.10.41201.11145, 1-12-2014)
      Then your Rhino is up to date. You have to do nothing and you can close the window.
    • If it reads something else then your Rhino is not up to date. Follow the steps in scenario 2.

2. I have updated Rhino: my license is expired and I cannot save now

  • Open Rhino and force an update. Go in your menu to Help > Check for Updates…
  • A window will open with update information.
    • If it reads: A new version of Rhino is ready to install. Close Rhino and install the update. A small window will appear and click on the button Install now…
    • If it reads: This Rhino is up-to-date. Force an update by clicking on Check Now… You will be directed to a website of McNeel starting with https://www2.mcneel.com/updates/…
      Click on the link to download the msi-file.
      After download double-click the file to install the latest version of Rhino.

3. I haven’t updated Rhino yet: my license is not expired and I can still save

  • Open Rhino and force an update. Go in your menu to Help > Check for Updates…
  • A window will open with update information. It should read: A new version of Rhino is ready to install. Close Rhino and install the update. A small window will appear and click on the button Install now…

Rhino 5 Update V.5.10.41015.17045

Dear students and colleagues,

At the moment we are experiencing a license issue with the latest Rhino Update: Version 5 SR10 64-bit
(5.10.41015.17045, 15-Oct-14).

We advise you not to update to the latest version yet. If you have already updated your Rhino and receive the following message: “License Expired! Rhino will not save” ; then we ask of you to have patience and bear with us as we are working on finding a solution.

Rhino License problem november

 

With kind regards,
@HOK-team

 

Freeing disk space on your Mac

For some reasons you might need to free space on your Mac OS X start up disk. For example you want to install Windows with Boot Camp to use Windows applications which don’t exist for OS X like Revit, Rhino with Grasshopper, etc.

You can free more space by doing the following:

  • Remove downloaded files from your Downloads folder.
  • Remove applications you don’t use any more. More information about removing applications.
  • Backup your old/unused files from your Desktop, Documents, Music, Movies and Pictures folder to another disk or location.
  • Empty your Trash.

There are also some other options which require more time and effort:

This information about freeing disk space is mainly obtained from The X Lab. You might also want to read other FAQs by The X Lab about Mac OS X.

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