Upgrading to Windows 7, 8 or 10

If you have an existing license of CEDAS, CEM PE or CEM SE that is USB Hardware Key Secured, and are moving the license from an older Windows operating system to one of the newer Window 7, 8 or 10 platforms, you will need to upgrade your Sentinel Key Driver from the previous version supplied in your original installation package, to Version 7.6.8, following the steps below:

  • Your CEDAS, CEM PE or CEM SE installation should be fine, however you will need to perform a complete uninstall of the previous Sentinel Key Driver version from your computer, using the “Add or Remove Programs” function.  When the uninstall is complete, if the computer does not automatically restart, please do a manual restart at this time.
  • Follow the step-by-step instructions contained in the PDF document below:


  • Important:  Ensure that your hardware key is not installed in your computer or server until STEP 13, to prevent installation failures.