When FAW is started for the first time, the following window is shown (Fig. 1); to activate a Demo license click on the “DEMO VERSION” checkbox.

Fig. 1

Then enter the required data: Name, Surname, Company or Organization, and the email address;

Press the [OK] button, the license is activated and a success message is shown.

Now you can open FAW and use it in DEMO mode.


Using a Proxy

If the computer from which the DEMO license of Faw is being activated is under a proxy network, before clicking on the [OK] button, click on the [Proxy] button and enter the required data (Fig. 2).

Fig. 2


Manual activation

If it is not possible to activate the license automatically by following the instructions above, it is possible to activate the DEMO license manually. Click on the [Activate License Manually] button and the browser will open from which you can activate the license by following the instructions on the screen. At the end, the license file with the name FAW.lic will be generated which must be downloaded and copied to the FAW installation folder on the computer – by default the path is the following: C: \ Program Files (x86) \ FAW – Forensics Acquisition of Websites .


Problems activating the DEMO license

For activation problems, you can contact technical support at: support@fawproject.com

Please note that the DEMO license has a duration of 30 days, and can be activated only once for each single computer. After the 30-day trial ends, it cannot be reactivated on the same computer again.