Error message "Protection error: initialisation failed. HASP Driver not installed or old Driver version"

This message might appear when you try to update the HASP key, but, the HASP key was not updated because there is a HASP driver mis-match, or that the utility was run on a computer without HASP4 driver. To solve the problem, you need to install the latest HASP4 driver from Aladdin site.

Please follow those instructions that will allow you to install the latest HASP4 driver:

  1. Disconnect your HASP protection key from your computer.
  2. Download the latest from Aladdin site -
  3. Unzip and execute the setup.
  4. Windows 7: You might get [Operating system not supported] error message. Click OK.
  5. Reboot your computer.
  6. Connect your HASP protection key to the USB port.
  7. Windows might recognize the key as "New Hardware" and might install more drivers. Please wait till all these drivers are installed, and the HASP light is ON.
  8. Activate Molecular Conceptor to verify that the HASP driver is working well.
  9. Activate the utility update_key.exe