Error message: "This license has reached its activation limit and can no longer be used to activate new product copies."

21 users found this article helpful



The license key was used to activate more than one copy of Parallels Desktop for Mac.


The Parallels End User License Agreement permits one copy of the software to be activated by a single license key on a single computer.

If you have multiple license keys for the software, you may activate that number of copies of the software on the same corresponding number of computers as you have license keys.

The Parallels End User License Agreement is available at:

If you require activating Parallels Desktop for Mac on a number of computers exceeding the current number of licenses you own, please purchase a new product license to activate your Parallels Desktop for Mac installation on the new computer.

A new license for Parallels Desktop for Mac can be purchased from the Parallels Online Store:

Moved to a new Mac?

If you experience this issue after replacing the hardware on your Mac, please contact Support.

Was this article helpful?

Tell us how we can improve it.