PC security licences

  PC Advisor 14:23 01 Sep 2009
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Licences for security suites and antivirus packages often allow you to install the software on more than one PC in the household. How many PCs/laptops are you using your licence across?

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  Chegs ®™ 15:25 01 Sep 2009

I use 1 software licence on 1 PC/Laptop,as I use free software and create accounts for each machine.



(Hope that makes sense,each machine has its own account with the software supplier)

  Shortstop 16:11 01 Sep 2009

My Desktop runs Avast! my son runs AVG [both free] so 1 of each and my works runs McAfee on a multi licence business platform ....

Paul

  McD 16:13 01 Sep 2009

PC Tools Spydoctor with Anti Virus, (paid). On desktop (dual boot with Windows 7RC), laptop and netbook. Have to say well worth the £20 per year. Have got AVG free installed on the Windows 7, because PC Tools won't work with 64bit version yet! Hopefully they will get the 64 bit version up and running before October!!

  v1asco 16:15 01 Sep 2009

Office Student and Nortons 360 3 licences desktop and 2 portables

  interzone55 17:00 01 Sep 2009

I've got two separate licences for Avast free on my two laptops.

One laptop has the free version of Zone Alarm and one has Zone Alarm Pro from when they had the free birthday offer a while back, it'll revert to the free licence when the licence expires, or I may just use the Vista firewall, which is more than adequate to be honest...

  crosstrainer 17:06 01 Sep 2009

:))

  laurie53 18:35 01 Sep 2009

Pretty meaningless without knowing how many computers there are in the household in the first place.

  Mr Mistoffelees 19:09 01 Sep 2009

I have Norton 360 v3, having been on the beta test, installed on my pc and my partner's laptop.

  paulgodd 13:46 02 Sep 2009

I'm amazed that people are using one license across more than 4 pcs. I thought Norton etc only allowed up to 3 in one household.

  Charence 14:17 03 Sep 2009

2 AVG Free "licences" running on 1 computer. I guess this is not very relevant to free software users.

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