PROFIS Anchor Registration FAQs

Overview

Beginning with PROFIS Anchor 2.5.2, a license key will be required to use PROFIS Anchor. The license key will be obtained by registering via Hilti Online.

Registration Process

First-time PROFIS Anchor 2.5.2 installers will be required to register via Hilti Online. After registering, they will receive a license key. The license key is required to install PROFIS Anchor. PROFIS Anchor users who have installed a previous version of the software can update to version 2.5.2, but they will also be required to register and input the license key they receive in order to continue using PROFIS Anchor.

Beginning with the launch of PROFIS Anchor 2.5.2, all existing PROFIS Anchor users will receive a pop-up each time they open PROFIS Anchor. The pop-up will ask them to consider registering when updating to version 2.5.2. A link to register via Hilti Online will be provided. Existing users do not have to register in order to update to version 2.5.2, but they will have to register in order to continue using PROFIS Anchor. The pop-up will note the number of days they can continue to use PROFIS Anchor until mandatory registration is required. Existing users will have 30-days to register after they update to PROFIS Anchor 2.5.2. They will receive a license key after completing the registration. The license key will permit them to continue using PROFIS Anchor 2.5.2, and all subsequent versions of PROFIS Anchor.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need to register?

Software registration is a normal process that is now required by many business entities as a pre-requisite for purchasing their products or using their services.

PROFIS Anchor registration permits Hilti to better serve users. Registration permits us to understand usage trends, which will help us to develop future functionality for the software. Registration permits us to contact users who are affected by a PROFIS Anchor malfunction or safety-related issue. Registration permits users to receive future software updates and technical support for future software versions. Registration permits users to receive previews of new PROFIS Anchor features and products.

PROFIS Anchor registration will not result in Hilti spamming, and all information derived from registration will be held confidential by Hilti.

Do I have to register each time I install or update the software?

Once mandatory registration is implemented, registration is a one-time process that is specific to a computer. It provides a license key that will be used to install PROFIS Anchor for the first time, or to update PROFIS Anchor on that computer. Once a user has registered, they do not need to register again, but they may need a new license key if the following occurs:

  1. PROFIS Anchor is uninstalled from their computer. 
  2. PROFIS Anchor is installed on a different computer.

For each of these occurrences, the user will need a new license key to install PROFIS Anchor. The user is still registered, but they will be required to log in to Hilti Online and input their e-mail and password. They will then be provided with a new license key that will permit installation of PROFIS Anchor.

What if I choose not to register?

Persons intending to install PROFIS Anchor for the first time will be required to register in order to install the software. They will receive a license key that permits software installation. If the registration process is declined, they will not be able to install PROFIS Anchor.

Existing PROFIS Anchor users who update to version 2.5.2 will be asked to register within 30-days after updating. They do not have to immediately register in order to update to version 2.5.2, but they are encouraged to do so. When the 30- day period expires, existing users who decline registration will not be able to continue using PROFIS Anchor until they register. Registration will be required in order to receive a license key that permits continued use of the softwa

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