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how can i upgrade from 2014a to 2014b?

Asked by daniel
on 4 Nov 2014
Latest activity Commented on by Star Strider
on 21 Jan 2015
HI I am curious as to what I have to do to upgrade from 2014a to 2014b. Thanks
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MATLAB Version: 8.3.0.532 (R2014a)
MATLAB License Number: *******
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional Version 6.1 (Build 7601: Service Pack 1)
Java Version: Java 1.7.0_11-b21 with Oracle Corporation Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM mixed mode
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MATLAB Version 8.3 (R2014a)
Control System Toolbox Version 9.7 (R2014a)
Mapping Toolbox Version 4.0.1 (R2014a)

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Answer by Star Strider
on 4 Nov 2014
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On the top of this page, click MathWorks.com, then in the upper right corner, click on My Account. Under Account Services click on Download Now under the R2014b banner image.

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My pleasure!
My impression is that when you buy a license for a year, you’re entitled to both versions released in that year. So if you have a license for 2014, you get both versions, and if you also have the maintenance contract (I believe that comes with the Commercial personal license, I don’t know about the others), all upgrades as well.
Don’t delete 2014a! You can do things easily with 2014a that take extra effort — or may be impossible — with HG2 in 2014b.
I bought 2014a 27 september, and 2014b came in October, but when I click "Download now" as described above, I get a notice that I have no active license associated with this product. (b)
I'm assuming that the above solution counts for a home license as well? Or am I seriously out of luck? I could really use the upgrade, as OSX 10.10 breaks compatibility with 2014a.
Am I the only one with this? Or does anyone know a fix?
@Micah II — I suggest that you Contact Support for installation problems. All download and installation problems are supported, regardless of license type. There have also been particular problems with OS X 10 (I have Windows so know no details). You’ll likely need help with those as well.

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