1 Reply Latest reply on Feb 7, 2016 11:54 PM by Nanaky

    Activation server error - code E_ACT_NOT_READY


      I am trying to open an ebook I have already been able to read on Adobe Editions but whenever I try to open the book I get a message that reads "Activation server error - code E_ACT_NOT_READY" What  does this mean and how can I fix this?

        • 1. Re: Activation server error - code E_ACT_NOT_READY
          Nanaky Level 5


          1. Close all applications.
          2. Choose Start > Run.
          3. In the Open text box, type regedit and then press Enter. The Registry Editor opens.
          4. In the left pane of the Registry Editor, locate the following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Adept
          5. Select the Adept key.
          6. Choose File > Export.
          7. In the Export Registry File dialog box, select Selected Branch under Export Range. Enter a name and location for the backup registry key, and then click Save.
          8. Right-click the Adept key and choose Delete.
          9. In the Confirm Key Delete dialog, click OK.
          10. Close the Registry Editor.
          11. Open Adobe Digital Editions and reauthorize.


          1. quit Adobe Digital Editions.
          2. Navigate to /Users//Library/Application Support/Adobe/Digital Editions and drag the activation.dat file to the trash.
            If you are using 10.7, see Access hidden library files | Mac OS 10.7 and later.
          3. Open Adobe Digital Editions and reauthorize.