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Internet is mandatory to activate software license error even internet is available

If got an message like "Internet is mandatory to activate software license " even the internet is available.

Route cause : In license activation we are using "InternetGetConnectedState" a default windows internet connection check api which got failed to connect the Internet due to some setting configured in Internet explorer.

This is one case, similarly there many cases available if you face any issue related to this please search in Google with this content "InternetGetConnectedState fails in windows" you may get more solutions.

Solution:

Refer the Microsoft kbase link : https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa384702%28VS.85%29.aspx

Following setting in Internet explorer had problem , Internet explorer > Tools > Internet options > Connections > Always dial my default connection which is not currently active. So after configure never dial option issue was resolved.

Refer the below image more details.



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