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fakeMacGyver

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Expiration question
« on: March 19, 2003, 05:27:37 AM »
I've registered for the full/free home use of "Avast!".
In the about window under 'registration key', it say "Expiration: never" and then "Updates Expiration" and the date.

Isn't that a conflict? What will happen on this date 1 year later? No more updates. . .although it never expires? Can someone tell me more about this?

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Re:Expiration question
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2003, 09:46:59 AM »
Dear MacGyver (ehm, fake ;)),

let me explain this: we issue the HOME keys with the following properties:

- expiration of the program: never
- possibility of updates: 1 year from issue date

After the year, you need to re-register to get a new key. This is just a routine check that you're still actively using the software - the registration process takes no more than a minute or two :-* so I really don't think there should be any problem ;)...

Since we've been providing the free service already for about 18 months now (> 1 year), lots of our HOME customers would certainly testify that it really works as described - i.e. they got a brand-new key after re-registering on our pages.

Hope this helps,
Vlk
« Last Edit: March 20, 2003, 01:37:47 PM by Vlk »
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fakeMacGyver

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Re:Expiration question
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2003, 10:42:07 PM »
Ah, I see.  ;D

It just sounded a bit confusing to me and I thought that, perhaps, I didn't enter in the registration code correctly.

Thanks for your help. I've really pleased with "Avast!"; it's speed over Norton's is super.

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Re:Expiration question
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2003, 05:28:30 PM »
Note: update expiration is set to 14 months for Home Edition license keys...