Most of the help can be found from with Ardis Optimizer by clicking F1 or Help - Help topics, including the Frequently Asked Questions.
You can download and install the drivers for finding the hardware key at the hyperlink below.
Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable Package (x86)
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86)
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
DAO 3.5 for PTX PP
OLE DB Jet 4.0 Sp3