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Offline taiwilliams

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Transferring license to new laptop
« on: December 19, 2012, 08:36:26 AM »
I've just purchased a new laptop - Acer with Windows 8. I already have a valid license - which expires in April 2012 - on my other laptop which I no longer use.
How do I transfer the license to my new laptop? Is it possible to do this?
My license is Pro!Antivirus.
I had McAfee pre intstalled on my new laptop but I uninstalled it.

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Re: Transferring license to new laptop
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2012, 09:20:43 AM »
If you've a copy of your license, just use it on your new machine.
Else you can get your license resent here: http://www.avast.com/resend-license-paid.php
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Re: Transferring license to new laptop
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2012, 09:21:36 AM »
first run McAfee removal tool so that all conflicting files are gone...
you find it here. http://singularlabs.com/uninstallers/security/

is the license you have valid for more then one computer?
if not, uninstall on old computer...

install on the new....insert the license file you got in mail from avast

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Re: Transferring license to new laptop
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2012, 11:05:38 AM »
Uninstall avast! from the old system and install it on new one. Apply license and you're done. You cannot use same license on 2 different systems unless if you purchased multi computer license...
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