First, please check your email inbox and open the order confirmation/notification email of your purchase. The serial number has the following format: 


You must copy and add this serial number to your Nero ControlCenter to activate your software. To do this, follow the steps below:

To open Nero ControlCenter, click Start on the Windows Start menu.

Then click on the entry "all apps / all programs" -> "Nero" -> "Nero ControlCenter".

In the Nero ControlCenter, click the "Serial Numbers" entry on the left.

-> The license screen is displayed.

Press "Add Serial Number".

Enter the serial number in the "Serial Number" input field and click the "Next" button.

-> The serial number is confirmed.

Press "Exit".

Now you can run the full version of your Nero product properly.