1 Reply Latest reply on Aug 22, 2016 6:02 AM by Nanaky

    Activation Server Error code: E_ACT_Not_READY

    brianj14830126

      I have encountered an error when I attempt to open any of the books that I have saved, The error states the following:

       

      Activation Server Error Code: E_ACT_Not _Ready

      Digital Editions Encountered an Error on the Activation Server

       

      I am tempted to uninstall and reinstall the program however I do not want to loose the books that I have saved. Any help you may be able to offer is greatly appreciated.

        • 1. Re: Activation Server Error code: E_ACT_Not_READY
          Nanaky Level 5

          Windows:

           

              Close all applications.

              Choose Start > Run.

              In the Open text box, type regedit and then press Enter. The Registry Editor opens.

              In the left pane of the Registry Editor, locate the following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Adept

              Select the Adept key.

              Choose File > Export.

              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.

              Right-click the Adept key and choose Delete.

              In the Confirm Key Delete dialog, click OK.

              Close the Registry Editor.

              Open Adobe Digital Editions and reauthorize.

           

          Macintosh:

           

              quit Adobe Digital Editions.

              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 https://helpx.adobe.com/x-productkb/global/access-hidden-user-library-files.html

              Open Adobe Digital Editions and reauthorize.