To skip the license screen, all fields should be cleared, including the state entry main box.
In the drop down list, move the cursor to top where it has an empty line, click there and the state box will clear. This should allow you to click on Continue at the bottom of the page and progress.
The driver's license number is an added security measure the IRS and States have put in place for 2016 but for most states, your return can be filed and will process without your driver's license number.
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