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avast Professional edition license key
« on: February 07, 2009, 06:49:39 AM »
If I using 2 computers with 1 licensed key of avast professional what will happen?
Will I pirate or not registered when I lend my license key?

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Re: avast Professional edition license key
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2009, 09:11:54 AM »
Hi...

It's one key per copy (of avast professional,) so "lending" the key for another computer would be against Alwil's licensing standards and I guessing the EULA as well. I'm not sure what Alwil would do specifically in cases like this. Please see here...

http://www.avast.com/eng/pricelist-avast-professional.html

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Re: avast Professional edition license key
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2009, 09:41:52 AM »
"Lending" a license key is certainly not OK.
And yes, even using a single-user key on two of your computers is not OK.

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Re: avast Professional edition license key
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2009, 09:56:15 AM »
However you can still install avast! Home Edition on other computers.

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Re: avast Professional edition license key
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2009, 02:28:58 AM »
I have a 2 computers in my home and i'am using avast professional editon of the same computer and license key.
Is it ok?

If I will change my 2 computers to avast home edtion and with the same license key is it ok?

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Re: avast Professional edition license key
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2009, 08:25:14 AM »
I have a 2 computers in my home and i'am using avast professional editon of the same computer and license key.
Is it ok?

No, each computer must have it's own separate key. Please see Igor's response. ;)

If I will change my 2 computers to avast home edtion and with the same license key is it ok?

I'm not completely sure on this. I've heard answers on this before but I can never seem to remember them for some reason...getting older. ;D Someone should be along to answer this for you....

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Re: avast Professional edition license key
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2009, 09:15:31 AM »
If I'am a second user of the license key what will happen to my antivirus?

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Re: avast Professional edition license key
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2009, 10:01:50 AM »


I have used my friend's key but  my copy has been stoped .. what shall I do ??

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Re: avast Professional edition license key
« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2009, 10:38:57 AM »
Either buy a pro version or download a free version would be my opinion.
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Re: avast Professional edition license key
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2009, 01:39:34 PM »
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If I will change my 2 computers to avast home edtion and with the same license key is it ok?

If the use of both computers is for Home and non-commercial use (both apply) then you only one registration key for both.
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Re: avast Professional edition license key
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2009, 09:59:18 AM »
When does avast informed about license key when expiration is near? About 1week?

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Re: avast Professional edition license key
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2009, 10:15:07 AM »
Hi...

With avast Home, there is no notification from Alwil that I'm aware of. With the professional version, I'm not sure. I would hope they would let you know before one week. ;D

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Re: avast Professional edition license key
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2009, 12:39:07 PM »
If I remember rightly there is a reminder starting 21 days before expiry and that is also in the Home version, though I tend to get a new key before that happens, so I personally haven't seen that.
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Re: avast Professional edition license key
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2009, 05:32:36 PM »
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David is right. The avast home program will start reminding you 21 days in advance of the actual expiration date.
I had that happen for me last week.

I am not sure about the pro version but I would hazard to guess that it would be about the same.


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Re: avast Professional edition license key
« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2009, 07:34:31 PM »
David is right. The avast home program will start reminding you 21 days in advance of the actual expiration date.
I had that happen for me last week.

I am not sure about the pro version but I would hazard to guess that it would be about the same.

Hi guys...

Thank you for clarifying this, I'm glad they offer this service for the home version users too. :)

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