Bing Maps no longer works in the MapInfo Pro

Occurrence

Occurs on a older version of MapInfo Pro.

Symptoms:

1/. Opening a workspace incorporating Bing content returns an error

2/. All Bing Maps Premium toolbar buttons (the Bing Aerial, Hybrid, Roads & Move Map To) are inactive / greyed out.

3/. All File >Tile Server Maps options are greyed out:


Solution

The Mapinfo Premium component, which enable bing functionality, is a seperate license within Mapinfo, and is only sold and provided on a annual subscription basis.
Maintained customers will need to apply a patch to re-enable it when it expires

Simply download and unzip, and install this patch. The zip password is "2017_PB_Bing_Patch"

http://web2.encom.com.au/downloads/discover/MapInfoProBingServicesUpdate2017.zip

For more details please see their announcement

Alternatively contact Mapinfo support at support.software@pb.com

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Last Updated on: 3rd of January, 2018