Activation failed: "License model incompatible with system mode installation. Please install the software in user mode to activate the license"

How to resolve when this error is encountered while activating Stand-alone Studio license - "Activation failed: License model incompatible with system mode installation. Please install the software in user mode to activate the license" ?

Verify if the license code provided is Studio Named User. If license code is provided then Studio/ Robot has to be installed per user and not per system. Please follow below steps - 

  1. Uninstall Studio  
  2. Download the MSI file and not Platform
  3. Open command prompt As Administrator and navigate to the place where the MSI file is located
  4. Run this command - UiPathStudio.msi ADDLOCAL=DesktopFeature,Studio,Robot ; This installs Studio and Robot per user and not per system. For more information , read MSI  Command Line Parameters
  5. Enter the license code and activate it.