Find and Backup license key for individual license

Christian L. shared this question 14 months ago
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I have now for some time been trying to find my license key for my perpetual privately purchased researcher license for Citavi 6, and still havent found it. For the campus licenses there seems to be a file called Common.dat6, but that is not in my installed directory.

I need to reinstall my computer as part of the biannual housecleaning and of course want to use Citavi on the new installation too. But I could not find anything and now seriously hope that upon installation the new installation will just pull the license from my general account as advertised, but so far I have no confirmation.

Any takers or hints how to backup the license ?

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In theory, you should just be able to login when you open Citavi for the first time after reinstalling. However, I do understand that you want to save the licence key (I always do the same thing).

Firstly, go to and enter your login details. Then, click on the Licenses link that's on the left-hand side of the screen. Finally, click on the "Citavi 6" option to view your license info. I've attached a screenshot, just in case.

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