License key that worked for BV 1.6 does not work for BV 1.7


I installed the BV and the license we received that was working with BV 1.6 is no longer working with the new BV version.


  1. Download and install MS VC++ distributable (
  2. Setup a system environment variable called vsni_LICENSE pointing to directory C:\BMS4\tools\breeding_view\bin