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How do I back up and restore the license of Windows Media Player?

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How do I back up and restore the license of Windows Media Player?

--Attention--
- You can create a backup of the license information only with the procedure below. Please back up audio data separately.
- We recommend creating the backup of the license periodically.
- Note that the execution of recovery may destroy the license information.
- To restore the license, the environment that allows connection to the Internet is required.

To back up and restore the license, please refer to the following procedure.

# To back up the license
--Procedure--
1) Click [Start] -> [Programs] -> [Windows Media Player].
2) Click the [Tools] menu and click [License Management].
3) Click the [Browse] button displayed on the [License Management] dialog box and select a destination of the backup of the license.
4) Click the [Backup Now] button on the [License Management] dialog box.
5) Click [OK] on the [License Management] dialog box.

# To restore the backed up license
--Procedure--
1) Connect your computer to the Internet.
2) Click [Start] -> [Programs] -> [Windows Media Player].
3) Click the [Tools] menu and click [License Management].
4) Click the [Browse] button on the [License Management] dialog box and select a folder to which the backup file of the license is stored.
5) Click the [Restore Now] button on the [License Management] dialog box.
6) Click [OK] on the [License Management] dialog box.
7) Click [OK] on the [License Management] dialog box.