Techie Tuesday: Installing a Macrium reflect v5 to v6 Upgrade

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We occasionally get asked how upgrade from Macrium Reflect v5 to v6, so this week for #TechieTuesday we take a look at the process.

License key format

Note: If you are unable to locate your v5 or v6 keys then please see this page http://www.macrium.com/account/myorders.aspx to request your order history

Macrium Reflect v5 keys

Product Key format
v5 Standard 16-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX
v5 Professional 17-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX
v5 Server 18-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX
v5 Server Plus 19-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX

Macrium Reflect v6 (and v5 to v6 upgrade) keys

Product Key format
v6 Home 36-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX
v6 Workstation 37-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX
v6 Server 38-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX
v6 Server Plus 39-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXX

How to download the Macrium Reflect installer

  1. Download and run the Macrium Reflect download manager:  Click ‘ReflectDLUpgrade.exe’ to download.
    Enter your v6 Key in the download manager to download and run the v6 installer:

    Note: You must enter your v6 key. If you enter your v5 key you will download the Macrium Reflect v5 installerThe Macrium Reflect installer and Windows PE rescue media files will be downloaded and the installer will start automatically .

Entering your license keys in the installer

In the installer License Key page enter your v6 Key you will then be prompted to enter your v5 key:

Note: You are only required to enter your v5 license key once. After this first installation your v6 key becomes a Full key and your v5 key is deactivated.


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