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Offline Yash Khan

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AIS key shelf-life
« on: November 04, 2016, 08:40:28 PM »
Whats AIS/Avast key shelf-life, if not activated?

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Re: AIS key shelf-life
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2016, 09:05:04 PM »
It is activated from the time you purchase it, not when you get around to installing it.

e.g. if you waited a year to use the license then it would be out of date.
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Re: AIS key shelf-life
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2016, 09:15:26 PM »
It is activated from the time you purchase it, not when you get around to installing it.

e.g. if you waited a year to use the license then it would be out of date.
Thats not good.

The period should start from the day of activation or atleast there should be few months shelf-life.

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Re: AIS key shelf-life
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2016, 09:20:09 PM »
I'm just the messenger, an avast user like yourself and it has been that way for as long as I have been using avast (12 and a half years).

The only way of extending that would be to install AIS and not purchase the license right then. You would effectively have 30 days use before needing to purchase and enter the key.
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Re: AIS key shelf-life
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2016, 09:23:44 PM »
Ok, got it.

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Re: AIS key shelf-life
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2016, 12:23:54 AM »
You're welcome.
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