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A Team
10-07-2010, 11:50 AM
Hi, All. I have downloaded Avast 5.x. It has a free two month trial licence. I have also got the 'key' for a 12 month licence. However. because it is currently 'Registered' i cannot find where to insert the 12 month licence key. Do i have to wait till the trial licence expires before inserting the 12 month key? Avast's 'help', doesn't! Cheers.

10-07-2010, 11:59 AM
Just prior to the trial period ending Avast will remind you and ask you to insert a key.

Recent opinion in this forum seems to suggest that Avast has become a little less efficient over time and most are now going for Microsoft Security Essentials - it's free and had great reports. There's a thread somewhere near the top of the forum dedicated to MSSE - worth a read.

10-07-2010, 12:01 PM
Here http://forums.pcworld.co.nz/showthread.php?t=105403

10-07-2010, 12:52 PM
I'm with SP8's, use Security Essentials.

Usually whats happened in the past is when Avast email you your key to enter in, it also includes instructions on right-clicking the spinning A-Icon in the systray and then entering it.