Welcome to the Virtual Acorn Product
This page provides access to the on-line unlock code request system. Please take the time to read through any supporting articles and to follow any instructions that are applicable.
Windows 2000 and XP
Any version of VirtualRPC can be installed on Windows 2000 and XP without changing any settings.
If strongly suggest all users of Windows XP you read the following article as it will tell you how to get patches and security updates for Windows XP until 2019:
Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10
We updated our products in 2014 to support the new versions of Windows. Older versions of VirtualRPC will still work on Windows 7, 8 and 10 but you must follow the instructions below or things will go wrong. If you ask us for support because you've not followed the instructions we reserve the right to refuse any further support requests from you.
Getting ready to request an unlock code
Before you request an unlock code please make sure that you have:
- Followed the instructions for the version of Windows you are using.
- Installed a copy of VirtualRPC on your computer.
- Run the product to generate the Product ID number and have this ready.
- Have your CD serial number (printed on the CD) to hand.
If you are not sure about any of the above then please click here to open the help page..
Once you have all the information ready please choose the appropriate option. If you don't choose the correct option the unlock code request might get delayed or rejected.
This is the first time I have installed VirtualRPC
If this is the first time you have installed your copy of VirtualRPC click on the link below to be taken to the correct request page:
I have installed VirtualRPC on a different computer
If you have installed your copy of VirtualRPC on a different computer click on the link below to be taken to the correct request page:
My copy of VirtualRPC has been working on this computer but suddenly says that it's not registered
If you have been using VirtualRPC on your machine and you suddenly find that it is asking to be registered again then please click this link:
I no longer have access to the computer that VRPC was installed on. For example because it has been stolen or the motherboard has failed
If you have been using VirtualRPC on a machine and it has been stolen, or the machine has stopped working and cannot reasonably be repaired then please click this link:
Customers should note that currently we are only able to process unlock code requests during normal office hours.