Frequently asked questions for self help.
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Download and Installation
185 Windows installer error 1638
171 Additional Version 8 downloads
158 Cannot start any Ability program - Windows error message (GPF)
172 Alternate install for version 8
170 Installer "cannot find MSI"
181 Microsoft Defender paranoid mode
8 What are the hardware/operating system requirements?
Product Keys, Activation, Registration
176 Cannot find serial number
180 Change of email address after activation
173 Activation required on each run of an Ability application (after successful activation)
186 My email has changed - how does this affect activation?
174 Error or problem when activating the software
169 Activation state invalid
168 Help About shows "Trial" rather than serial number
188 The serial number is valid but is for an earlier version
148 Error "W048F32W.DLL Not Found" (or similar)
49 Error message on opening a PDF file in Ability
166 Printer not activated, error code - 30 when printing to PDF
151 Spell check language options
175 Crash on saving/opening a file
66 Automatically saving your work
179 Toolbar update warning message on starting Spreadsheet
119 What license agreement does Ability operate under
139 Technical Support Policy
120 No toolbar or menu visible