This article applies to both EmailMerge Standard and EmailMerge Pro.
We have found that Registration fails due to one of the following reasons.
1. Unlock Code is entered into the wrong version of the program
2. Incorrect name and/or unlock code being entered (the unlock code is case sensitive and sometimes users accidentally enter extra spaces at
More information is given below for each of the errors.
1. Unlock Code is entered into the wrong versions of the program.
This is the most common mistake. You need to make sure that you download and install the correct version.
If you have installed the incorrect software, uninstall the wrong software.
After downloading EmailMerge, follow the steps below to register EmailMerge:
To install and register:
Ensure Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word is closed.
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open Task Manager. Click on the Processes Tab.
End processes with the names OUTLOOK.EXE and WINWORD.EXE
Double click EmailMerge.exe to start installation.
Follow on screen instructions to install EmailMerge.
Open Microsoft Outlook. The Register EmailMerge screen will show up.
Click on the Register button on this screen. Enter the Registered Name and Unlock code exactly as you received and click OK.
You will now have a fully functional version of EmailMerge.
2. Incorrect name and/or unlock code being entered
Ensure that the name and unlock code is typed exactly as shown in your original e-mail. Pay particular attention to spaces and capital letters.
Also try to actually type it in instead of cutting and pasting. On some computers we have found that pasting adds some hidden characters.
Very occasionally the following may also create problems.
When typing in the numbers, don't use the number keypad off to the right of your keyboard, because they are sometimes interpreted as different characters and it will not be accepted, although it may look right to you.