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Why I am asked to review a license even I am using a student's version?

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b b on 16 Oct 2018
Commented: Andreas Goser on 17 Oct 2018
Hi, I bought 2017a student version of Matlab & Simulink. Haven't used it for months but when I tried to use it again, it asks me to update the license. How come? Isn't license that came with the Student version a perpectual license?

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Andreas Goser
Andreas Goser on 17 Oct 2018
Did you purchase a Student Version directly from Mathworks, or is what you have bought from your university?

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b b
b b on 17 Oct 2018
I bought it directly from Mathworks online store.

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Andreas Goser
Andreas Goser on 17 Oct 2018
I agree with you the license is perpetual (with the exception it is expected you sop using the Student Version once not being a student anymore).
So what happens when you click on "update license"? I expect this just being the update of the license file, not purchasing an update.

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