This message is expected if you have entered your product key (length 27 characters) instead of the license key.

Please have a look at the document below.

http://download.graebert.com/Manuals/ARES_Commander_Activation/ARES_ActivationProcess.pdf

It describes the 30 days trial activation. Please follow the description and select in the version type request dialog the option "Full version" and enter your product key.

Note:
Your installed ARES Commander version is not current. Please download the latest version from

https://www.graebert.com/cad-software/download/ares-commander/

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