NetScanTools 5.0 - 5.1 Support
The information below is provided for historical reference
- How do I uninstall a trial version of NetScanTools
Uninstall and manual removal
instructions are here.
- What about NetScanTools 5.11?
There has never been a version 5.11. Please do not use
anything labeled as 5.11 - version 5.1 was the last
- Upgrading NetScanTools 5.0 to 5.1
NetScanTools 5.x was distributed
two ways: on CDROM or by a downloaded trial version that can
be 'unlocked'. The following two sections detail the methods
for upgrading depending which installation you have. The
first section is ONLY to be used if you have installed
NetScanTools from a CDROM marked 'NetScanTools'. The second
section is ONLY to be used if you have downloaded
NetScanTools and have entered an 'unlock' code name/key pair
that was emailed to you from us.
5 is a major upgrade from NetScanTools 4.31 or earlier.
Unlock codes for earlier versions will not work for version
5.x. There is no upgrade patch for v4.x to v5.x.
- Upgrading a NetScanTools 5.0 CDROM installation
CDROM Service Pack version 5.10 is dated
Sept 18, 2003. This service pack is cumulative and may be
applied to any CDROM version 5.x. This service pack is
brings your CDROM version to 5.10. To determine if you need
this service pack, start NetScanTools 5.x and check the your
release version on the top title bar or on the Program
Info/About window. CDROM versions show your serial number in
the top window under:
"Registered to: ... Company
Name:... Serial No. ...".
Download CDROM Service
Pack version 5.10, 402KB. To install, exit NetScanTools
5.x and run the service pack.
version NetScanTools 5.x Users PLEASE READ: this
service pack will not work with your copy whether unlocked
or not. See next section for your instructions.
- Upgrading an UNLOCKED NetScanTools 5.x to 5.1
If you have an unlocked NetScanTools 5.x and you want to
upgrade it to the latest version, simply download the latest
trial version, then install it OVER your current
NetScanTools 5.x version. It should recognize your
registration information and automatically register itself.
If this does not occur, then press the register button on
the opening registration reminder window and enter the
registration codes you were given at the time of purchase.
We always email the registration information--please PRINT
and RETAIN your registration email message in a safe place.
How do you know if you have an unlocked version? The About
tab/lower window will say:
Then there are two lines,
the first is the 'name' portion, the next line is a 'key' in
the form xxxx-xxxx-xxxx, etc. as a combination of groups of
four letters and numbers separated by dashes.
Download trial version 5.1 here.
If you are a registered user,
please contact us by email for the software download.
WARNING: DO NOT install the trial version over a CDROM
version. Doing so will require you to reinstall your CDROM
version before you can apply the CDROM version upgrade patch
from the previous section above.
- Does NetScanTools 5.x run on Windows 10?
We have no idea and we do not plan on testing it. The
software was discontinued in 2004 during Windows XP which
was before Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.x.
- Can I register a purchased version of
Yes, please visit this