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temp

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Licensing question
« on: October 02, 2003, 03:52:41 PM »
I noticed that Avast 4 Home addition states that it is free for noncommercial home use. I have sent several emails inquiring as to whether a site license would be granted to a non-profit, non-commercial, public educational institution (k-12).

AVG had granted our institution a free site license after we provided the proper credentials, however, they soon will no longer offer a free version whatsoever.

Any information regarding Avast licensing for such a situation would be very beneficial.

Waldo

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Re:Licensing question
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2003, 04:07:47 PM »
I thought AVG will keep on supporting the free (V6) version ?

this means :

No tech support, but weekly updates. (like it has always been)

I have read about it at Grisoft website, but hey, I could be wrong or outdated offcourse.

Waldo


Offline MWassef

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Re:Licensing question
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2003, 04:24:09 PM »
I thought AVG will keep on supporting the free (V6) version ?

this means :

No tech support, but weekly updates. (like it has always been)

I have read about it at Grisoft website, but hey, I could be wrong or outdated offcourse.

Waldo



that is exactly what is mentioned at Grisoft's site..
quoted from thier site http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_dwnl_free.php:

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Important notices

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition is available in English language only.

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition offer is valid for all single home and non-commercial end users Worldwide.

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition CAN NOT BE INSTALLED ON SERVERS FOR ANY REASON. IT CAN NOT BE INSTALLED IN ANY NETWORKED ENVIRONMENT!

NO TECHNICAL SUPPORT IS AVAILABLE WITH AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition.

Further, we offer a free download of a Trial version of AVG 7.0 Standard Edition for their evaluation purposes WITH technical support - see more information below.
[/font]
MW

temp

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Re:Licensing question
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2003, 04:25:34 PM »
They will soon discontinue continue releasing updates for 6 after a few months. They have already contacted us with pricing information.

Our school system is in a financial crisis statewide and is unable to fund the purchase of any new software. Staff reductions, etc. are in the very near future for us.

I’m simply trying to find any free viable alternative.

Offline MWassef

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Re:Licensing question
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2003, 04:57:49 PM »
I have no idea about the legitimacy of using this program  ??? ??? ???, but CA was offering a promotional version of thier eTrust AV ver. 7
http://www3.ca.com/Solutions/Collateral.asp?CID=41370
MW

Pavel Baudis

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Re:Licensing question
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2003, 06:30:09 PM »
I noticed that Avast 4 Home addition states that it is free for noncommercial home use. I have sent several emails inquiring as to whether a site license would be granted to a non-profit, non-commercial, public educational institution (k-12).

Any information regarding Avast licensing for such a situation would be very beneficial.

Hi temp, I think your question has been answered here: http://www.avast.com/forum/index.php?board=2;action=display;threadid=995;start=msg5299#msg5299

Pavel

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Re:Licensing question
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2003, 05:22:53 AM »
They will soon discontinue continue releasing updates

Hey everybody! Another freeware become a shareware!
Shame on AVG !  >:( >:( >:(

I hate this! http://www.avast.com/forum/index.php?action=display;board=2;threadid=995;start=0#msg5325

Trust, avast!  ;)
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