Why Tally Turns Educational ? - Some Solutions

It is a common problem seen in tally that it turns educational just after some time. Ever since Tally has been converted from 6.3 hardlock to softlock this problem is there. As the new process of licensing has come up it has brought new problems with it. Lets take an insight of the problem.

Why Tally Turns Educational ?
To find the answer to this question we have to first understand the process of licensing. In hardlock version Tally use to find its licensing file in the hardlock itself which was there at printer port. In softlock version these files are downloaded and stored in your computer somewhere. Now when we get our Tally activated following process happens
  • Tally checks internet connectivity
  • Tally generates a files which consists of information regarding your computer hardware and configuration.
  • Tally uploads this file to tally server on internet and stores this file against your serial no.
  • In response it gives one more file which is stored in your computer somewhere. This file is your license file.
  • Every time you run tally it checks for license file info with your computer hardware and configuration.
  • If it matches then your tally starts in licensing mode.
Most of the times what goes wrong is change in your computer configuration after the license file has been downloaded. Earlier for security purpose tally made it mandatory to update file after every 30 days in tally 6.3 version and early 7.2 releases. But now keeping view the practical problems associated with it you can download the license file and use it for as long as you want.
Most common change which can cause problem can be
  • Disabling or change of your LAN/Ethernet card.
  • Change in configuration after installing new software or drivers.
  • Change in windows configuration like computer name user name etc.
The Solutions
To prevent Tally from being educational you can do following:-
  • You can make a system restore point while installing Tally. But before restoring the same point you should remember that you data can be lost in this process so take an external backup of your data on CD etc.
  • You can go in back dates by changing system date and see if Tally is working or not (Some times it works !!).
  • You can insure that your system name, lan cards etc. Doesn't change.
  • If you know that a trouble is coming ahead e.g. you may need to upgrade system or format the system then best solutions is that you first surrender the tally before formatting.
  • If you are in deep trouble an and cannot connect internet the surrender the tally in offline mode and keep that file in a pen drive or CD along with your data backup.
  • If you are in much deeper trouble and finds out in the morning that you computer doesn't start windows and last option is to format it again, then try to start windows in DOS mode and recover that data files by copying whole Tally folder in to another drive. Then you can write mail to support@tallysolutions.com stating your Sr..No and contact person name to reset your licensing info. Wait for the response and then activate the Tally.

With this steps and concepts in mind I think you would get minimum trouble.
If you have any comments or suggestions please let me know so that they can help other users also.

Shailendra Yadav

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33 responses:

  1. Hi Tally Helper,

    Today, suddenly due to some virus problem, i lost my windows xp system hence I reinstalled windows xp and found that my tally becomes educational! then i sent tried to get license from the tally it said that license is already activated and i need to surrendr it. now from the educational mode how i can surrender this lic.
    tomorrow and next to tomorrow they have off so i may get help from them only on monday but i have to finish a lot of work during next two day.can you suggest something in this matter ?

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  2. Anonymous4:14 PM

    error
    code 01211000

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  3. meanmachine12:27 AM

    same problem with me too

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  4. Anonymous7:02 PM

    hi
    i`m mohamad fromcairo egypt
    i want to know howa to learn to use this program because really
    i want to use it in my company
    but there`s no instutie to learn it here can contact with u to know some deatiles about this program

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  5. Mohammad you should visit this link
    or send me a mail at shailyji[at]gmail[dot]com
    http://apnitally.blogspot.com/2006/11/how-to-learn-tally-from-home.html

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  6. Hi
    I'm mercy here, i have a problem in tally of opening one ledger by name nirmal syndicate....how to come out of this problem please help me

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  7. Anonymous11:18 AM

    HI
    CAN YOU TELL ME HOW TO IMPORT MASTERS, DOES THIS REALLY WORK IN TALLY. I WANT TO IMPORT MASTER OF ONE COMPANY TO ANOTHER

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  8. Hi Tally Helper,

    Today, suddenly due to some virus problem, i lost my windows xp system hence I reinstalled windows xp and found that my tally becomes educational! then i sent tried to get license from the tally it said that license is already activated and i need to surrendr it. now from the educational mode how i can surrender this lic.
    tomorrow and next to tomorrow they have off so i may get help from them only on monday but i have to finish a lot of work during next two day.can you suggest something in this matter ?

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  9. BHARAT PANT9:53 AM

    HI Tally helper,
    i am bharat i am using tally 7.2Today, suddenly due to some virus problem, i formatted my windows XP sp2.And after reinstalling XP and Tally 7.2 i am not able to activate my license again.Before this i have activated it twice.When i am trying to activate this error comes :11170000 .please help me

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  10. Anonymous10:13 AM

    Hi tally helper
    i am sumit.when i am installing tally7.2 Tally gold -multi user gets installed.but i want to install tallysilver single user.and i am not not selecting the "run tally tally license server"

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  11. Hi tally helper
    i am Ashwini i am useing tally7.2- single user & my tally becomes educational!pls help me out

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  12. Hi All
    Check the systme clock if the time or date is wrong then Tally license
    cant be updated. Check shd solve yr problem.

    Naresh

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  13. syedamer5:09 PM

    Iam using tally 7.2 Multi User i install on 3 clients but in the server tally turn into Educational how can i make it activated.

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  14. Iam using tally 7.2 Multi User i install on 3 clients but in the server tally turn into Educational, how can i make it activated please help me out soon in this matter

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  15. kumail12:35 PM

    oya maji ya kisima hapa ,

    eti tally ina sema kuwa education baada ya ku instal norton 2007

    tujibu kabla htujawa pigeni miti

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  16. Anonymous6:37 PM

    How to change tally 9.2 background color

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  17. Would anybody know what happens when tally turns educational..? I mean what features get disabled..?

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  18. Amar ji when Tally becomes educational then it is shown on the top. It would not accept vouchers in dates other then 1 and 2 of every month.
    More over in Tally 9 multi account printing option is disabled in educational Mode.

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  19. Hi,

    i am using tally7.2 and turns into educational mode, now when i tried to activate it, it gave me error could not activate with error code 11170000.Please help me out

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  20. Anonymous3:53 PM

    hi,

    I am using tally 9,In day book how to view the narration of particular entry instead of all, which we get when we activate "show narration also" option in F12.

    divya

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  21. Anonymous4:11 PM

    Hi,

    I am using Tally 9 Multiuser, I am not getting Help Menu. How to get it, please can anybody help me.

    divya

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  22. Anonymous2:50 PM

    Today, suddenly due to some virus problem, i lost my windows xp system hence I reinstalled windows xp and found that my tally becomes educational! then i sent tried to get license from the tally it said that license is already activated and i need to surrendr it. now from the educational mode how i can surrender this lic.
    can you suggest something in this matter ?

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  23. Hi Tally Helper,

    Today, suddenly due to some virus problem, i lost my windows xp system hence I reinstalled windows xp and found that my tally becomes educational! then i sent tried to get license from the tally it said that license is already activated and i need to surrendr it. now from the educational mode how i can surrender this lic.
    tomorrow and next to tomorrow they have off so i may get help from them only on monday but i have to finish a lot of work during next two day.can you suggest something in this matter ?

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  24. Anonymous5:55 PM

    This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

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  25. Thanks for providing a lot of information on Tally.

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  26. Anonymous12:43 PM

    HI

    I HAVE PROBLEM IN TALLY7.2
    ERROR OCCURS
    EXITING TALLY
    FILE:C:\TALLY\DATA\0008\TR01321.500
    SIZE 16640
    POSITION 16640 CHRS 128( DONE 0)

    PLS PROVIDE SOLUTION
    SANDEEP AGARWAL
    9810078343
    SANDAGWL@REDIFFMAIL.COM

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  27. Anonymous3:37 PM

    hi need to replace data recived after audit but getting an error

    INCORRECT VERSION

    DATA OF INCORRECT VER(11).
    CAN ONLY RUN VERSION 10!

    ...............
    PLEASE HELP ASAP @
    seby009@gmail.com

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  28. Solution of Import and Export data

    you can import or export data in easy way follow following way.
    (i) First of all you should have crack version tally weather it 7.2 or 9.0.
    (ii) If you want to export ledger, you should go to "Display->List of ledger and ctrl + e and export data with xml format defult export data name "master.xml"
    (iii) Open new company and press "O and M " you will get import data box and you will give file name "master.xml". i am sure that import all ledger from other compay to your new company.

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  29. Hi tally helper,

    i use tally9.0 software. I want to change date day to day. but date is not change in this software. pls suggest me about this. what can i do for this.

    kvianjali@gmail.com

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  30. It’s actually an excellent and useful item of information.
    postdated cheque management | check writing software

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  31. If Tally turns in educational mode and you have not surrendered the license, then you only need to re-active using tally.net id and password.

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  32. How to date change in tally educational mode except 1, 2 & 31

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