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Raygk

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Why do I get warning my Avast Pro 4.8 is about to expire?
« on: October 21, 2010, 07:54:17 PM »
I am using Avast Pro 4.8.  The about info from the task bar icon says, under the registration key, "Expiration: Friday, September 30, 2016 11:04:29 PM" and "Updates expiration: Friday, February 01, 2019 12:00:00 AM".  Now I get a pop-up message that says it about to expire and to update to version 5.0.  Why?  And when is my version 4.8 going to expire?

I do not want to use version 5.0 and do want to continue using Version 4.8.  I see nothing on the Avast website that indicates version 4.8 will no longer be available.  Is it going to continue to be supported?

Thanks for your help.
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Re: Why do I get warning my Avast Pro 4.8 is about to expire?
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2010, 07:59:07 PM »
Support for version 4.8 will end in few weeks (or months). Probably when version 5.1 gets gold and released.
You can upgrade your license key from 4.8 to 5.0 or you can free register version 5.
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Re: Why do I get warning my Avast Pro 4.8 is about to expire?
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2010, 08:03:38 PM »
Hi RayGK,

version 4.8 will be available about the end of this year (2010).

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Oooops, Tech was faster, sorry! ;)
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Re: Why do I get warning my Avast Pro 4.8 is about to expire?
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2010, 08:23:27 PM »
You might not want to change but we all have to move forward and for the better to, avast 5 has better detections than 4.8, faster scan speed's and is lighter on your system resources, you might not like it but your computer will love it  :)

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Re: Why do I get warning my Avast Pro 4.8 is about to expire?
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2010, 09:36:35 PM »
You might not want to change but we all have to move forward and for the better to, avast 5 has better detections than 4.8, faster scan speed's and is lighter on your system resources, you might not like it but your computer will love it  :)
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cracked version of avast! ???
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Re: Why do I get warning my Avast Pro 4.8 is about to expire?
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2010, 10:25:47 PM »
Absolutely a cracked version as the max Pro licence is 3 years, so no wonder they don't want to upgrade to avast5 as the license would get kicked out.

So either you have been conned by someone selling a pro version that has been a cracked license, or you know it is not legit, I will leave that up to the users conscience when asking for help with a cracked license.
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Re: Why do I get warning my Avast Pro 4.8 is about to expire?
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2010, 11:36:34 PM »
Well, if it is a CRACKED version or a License, then he will have regret to waste time cause it will end for supporting 4.8. ;)

Also, Upgrade to Avast! 5.0 - You can get free version from here:
http://download.cnet.com/Avast-Free-Antivirus/3000-2239_4-10019223.html?part=dl-85737&subj=dl&tag=button

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Re: Why do I get warning my Avast Pro 4.8 is about to expire?
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2010, 01:49:32 AM »
Raygk, how dare you use a cracked key and come here to ask for help?
Sometimes I miss the "ban" feature in avast forums...
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Re: Why do I get warning my Avast Pro 4.8 is about to expire?
« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2010, 05:08:57 PM »
If it is an invalid version, I sure didn't know it.  I guess I never really looked at the expiration dates.  Thanks for letting me know - I'll remove it immediately.

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Re: Why do I get warning my Avast Pro 4.8 is about to expire?
« Reply #9 on: October 22, 2010, 06:20:41 PM »
Raygk, how dare you use a cracked key and come here to ask for help?
Sometimes I miss the "ban" feature in avast forums...

+1..............Where did I hide my double barrel shot gun to shoot the cracked key user :o
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Re: Why do I get warning my Avast Pro 4.8 is about to expire?
« Reply #10 on: October 22, 2010, 06:22:28 PM »
Raygk, how dare you use a cracked key and come here to ask for help?
Sometimes I miss the "ban" feature in avast forums...

+1..............Where did I hide my double barrel shot gun to shoot the cracked key user :o
+10 - But let's forgive him. :P Hehe.

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Re: Why do I get warning my Avast Pro 4.8 is about to expire?
« Reply #11 on: October 22, 2010, 06:27:23 PM »
+10 - But let's forgive him. :P Hehe.

Off the topic............Why don't you go and smack him ;D and place him at the corner ;D
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Re: Why do I get warning my Avast Pro 4.8 is about to expire?
« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2010, 06:29:24 PM »
+10 - But let's forgive him. :P Hehe.

Off the topic............Why don't you go and smack him ;D and place him at the corner ;D
You do it! Your faster! ;D