View Full Version : Anyone else having trouble getting Avast Home registration keys?

15-11-2010, 02:18 PM
In the last two weeks I've tried registering for an Avast Home license from here (http://www.avast.com/registration-free-antivirus.php), cause the license # I have here is a few months old. I've tried registering with 3 different email address, and haven't heard a peep from Avast - in the past it's normally taken around 1 hour to get the key.

Is anyone else having trouble, or if it's working is someone able to register and PM me the key?

Cheers. :)

15-11-2010, 02:25 PM
I put the Free avast on a workshop PC two weeks ago, just to play about with it for some more testing. Then it decides the Licence is going to expire and to get a new one WTF.

I know it normally has a yearly, but 2weeks, and it wouldn't allow me to get a new one - Out it came :yuck:

Speedy Gonzales
15-11-2010, 02:32 PM
I know Xnet blocks Avast for some reason. They said they'll check why, but never got back to me.

So, if youre with Xnet, use another email addy (ie: Gmail). When I had Avast I was waiting for the key too. Never got it, until I decided to check Gmail (I had forwarded emails from there to Xnet). It was stuck on the Gmail site

15-11-2010, 02:38 PM
Never had any problems, but then I'm with Ihug/Vodafone :) :)

15-11-2010, 03:20 PM
Bin Avast and put Microsoft Security Essentials on it ..... think it's better than Avast now.

15-11-2010, 04:00 PM
To achieve success, for what it is worth, I find it necessary to first uninstall Avast. Then install Avast 5 from a flash drive, connect the web and Avast is easily registered with a hotmail or gmail alias.
MSE, in my experience, has a few limitations but is also an alternative.

15-11-2010, 07:34 PM
just register your email with avast and then its the registered version
I did that recently in last 2 weeks no probs here

Speedy Gonzales
15-11-2010, 07:46 PM
Thats the prob, you do. The key never arrives (with some people)

16-11-2010, 09:20 AM
in the past i have.
i just tended to reapply for the # and maybe wait a few days :D

Re: old serial #, they don't work, had to re-get another one online.

16-11-2010, 09:27 AM
I know MSSE is 'better' than Avast, but I still come across the occasional XP PC that just doesn't like MSSE. ;)

I've even tried the new AVG, but :yuck: it's horrible!

14-12-2010, 10:06 AM

No one can register?

14-12-2010, 10:21 AM
...and now it works. talk about irony!


There's a current key if anyone wants.

14-12-2010, 01:51 PM
A clean install of Avast 5 free requires no code, only a registration. It is good for one year.