WXtoImg Upgrade Key Problem
In February 2016, The WXtoImg website made available a set of Upgrade Keys for this popular satellite acquisition software, effectively making the product Freeware. These keys were as follows:
Everything went smoothly until February 20, 2017, when enthusiasts who had taken advantage of this free offer suddenly discovered that their WXtoImg installations had reverted to the old limited-functionality Shareware Version.
It should be emphasised that this problem did not affect users who had purchased personal WXtoImg Upgrade Keys in previous years. Their software continues to work perfectly.
2017 Upgrade Keys
It seemed that the situation would be resolved when a new set of "2017 WXtoImg Upgrade Keys" were posted on the WXtoImg website. Unfortunately, these just do not work. They are total duds! I have attempted to contact Craig Anderson (who authored WXtoImg) using both his personal email address and also firstname.lastname@example.org, but without success. He remains stoically incommunicado.
How to overcome this problem
Although is is a bit of a fiddle, you can regain full functionality of WXtoImg by following these steps: