Repeated problems while attempting to move Studio 2021 licenses between desktop and laptop

I couldn't deactivate my license. I follow directions from the "Trados 2021 won't deactivate online or offline" discussion. Now I don't have a license at all, the activation message says they are all used. Actually, I wasn't able to move the Studio 2021 license correctly even once.

I would prefer to solve once and for all but if this is not possible, I must to request my money for the upgrade back, and please make my Studio 2019 Plus licenses available again. I have to move my licenses between desktop and laptop quite often and I cannot risk being stuck.

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  • I received a reply to that from Sorin of the RWS Technical Support:

    "I`ve reset your license one more time. Please try the following steps: 
    1. Close Studio.
    2. Go to: C:\ProgramData\SDL\SDL Trados Studio\Studio16\Data 
    3. Rename the file Studio.lic, e.g. to Studio_old.lic.
    4. Go to: C:\ProgramData\SafeNet Sentinel\Sentinel RMS Development Kit
    5. Rename System folder to System_old 
    6. Reactivate Studio and check if the deactivation works as it should.
    Note: If you can't find the path above, open Windows File Explorer, click on View and check "Hidden Items" checkbox. 
    Unfortunately, completing these steps very diligently resulted in the same "Deactivation failed" window.
    And just now, I received another email:

    "We have identified the root cause of the issue, and we’re currently working on a solution for it.
    To be more specific, we’ll have to run a script in the background, in order to remove the incorrect date
    applied to the license. Until the fix is implemented (this will be done by us automatically in the background),
    the error message you see will keep appearing during the license deactivation process.
    In order to avoid you having to deactivate the license (and keep seeing the error message)
    until the issue is fixed, I have provided a Studio 2021 temporary license (valid for 7 days) that you can use
    to activate Studio on your second computer."