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How Does The "nortons Restricted To Only 3 Computers Work?"


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#1 phoenix_124

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Posted 18 April 2007 - 04:50 PM

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I have a Windows Vista (upgraded) with Nortons Internet Security 2007 installed. I believe to speed up proformance I should do a clean install. However, I noticed that my Nortons Product can only be restricted to only 3 computers. My question is, will it know that it is still being reinstalled on the same computer but I just did a clean install? That's what I don't get.
If I clean install, and then install nortons, will the product reconize that it is still on the same computer or will I have to use another product key (used up all 3 for my computers) :thumbsup:
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Posted 18 April 2007 - 05:31 PM

Does each computer have it's own specific key? If so, use the one for that computer
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Posted 18 April 2007 - 05:50 PM

Yes, all of my computers have a different, and ginuine key from Microsoft. But I was just wondering if my Nortons will work since it was installed on my computer (suscribed) and I would like to do a clean install on my computer. Will my nortons still count that as one computer or will I have to get a new licence.(already used all 3 for first licence)
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Posted 18 April 2007 - 08:34 PM

I was refering to Norton's CD key but now I realize this came preinstalled. I panned through Norton's ULA and nothing jumped out at me. I don't think you'd have any problems. Worse comes to worse, ditch it altogether and get AVG Free or Avast. They're better anyways, but that's my opinion
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Posted 19 April 2007 - 05:10 PM

I'm sorry,
I believe I've mislead you. I have bought the Nortons Product online and all three of my computers are sharing the same Symantec Key. But now I want to reinstall my Vista but is wondering if Nortons will still know that it is being installed on the same computer?
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Posted 19 April 2007 - 06:46 PM

You didn't mislead, I just didn't understand. People reformat and reload all the time. I'd try redownloading it and use the original key and see what happens. The worse that could happen is it just won't download. If that happens use one of the other 2 programs I mentioned
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