In case you missed out the Access Code email and your Dongle is about to time-out. There is a workaround to load access code automatically from the Internet:
1) right click on the EmbroideryStudio e4 shortcut on the Desktop
2) click on the "Properties" menu
3) click on the "Open File Location" button
Note: it will open the bin folder for you.
for e3 the path of the folder is:
C:\Program Files (x86)\wilcom\EmbroideryStudio_e3.0\BIN
for e4.2 the path of the folder is:
for e4.5 the path of the folder is:
4) double click on the "DATAGATHER.EXE" file in the bin folder
Note: it starts up the Dongle Verification procedure.
5) Click on the "OK" button
Note: the new Access Code has been input to the Dongle through Internet.