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  • Sun, Nov 28 2021 2:16 PM

    • mtahir
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    Activation Code

    Just wanted to know how long you can keep an activation code if you didn't want to activate the software straight away. Is there an expiry date to these things? And does the license start from the purchase date or when you actually activate the software?

    Thanks! 

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  • Sun, Nov 28 2021 10:02 PM In reply to

    Re: Activation Code

    My understanding is the purchase of the license makes it active. That version is yours to run when you want. 

    The activation code is valid until then. But if you wait too long the version of MC your activation code supports may it run on your OS etc. 

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  • Mon, Nov 29 2021 1:33 PM In reply to

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    Re: Activation Code

    Thanks Pat.

    I know with my virus scanner, I can purchase a license ahead of time (e.g. if there is a good offer) but it only starts when i actually activate the license.

    If you buy a 12 month subscription, doesn't the software stop working once that subscription expires? 

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  • Tue, Nov 30 2021 12:00 AM In reply to

    Re: Activation Code

     

    mtahir:
    with my virus scanner, I can purchase a license ahead of time (e.g. if there is a good offer) but it only starts when i actually activate the license.
    AFAIK, that is not the case with MC, but I will double-check.

    mtahir:
    If you buy a 12 month subscription, doesn't the software stop working once that subscription expires?
    Yes.

     

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  • Tue, Nov 30 2021 6:39 AM In reply to

    Re: Activation Code

    Job ter Burg:
    mtahir:
    with my virus scanner, I can purchase a license ahead of time (e.g. if there is a good offer) but it only starts when i actually activate the license.
    AFAIK, that is not the case with MC, but I will double-check.

    Have checked. Date of purchase starts the countdown, so no, this won't work.

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