Drweb Key

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Douglas, Jun 22, 2003.

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  1. Douglas

    Douglas Guest

    Hi all,
    After udating Drweb, I noticed that my Key date is 29.08.04,
    and my subscription date is 30.08.2003.
    Now, unless I'm totally losing my memory, I thought my key date was 2003.
    Can anyone tell me if I'm wrong, and if I'm not, why the date changed?

    Thanks in advance,
  2. Technodrome

    Technodrome Security Expert

    Feb 13, 2002
    New York
    I believe this is how DrWeb License works. If you open you .key file you would see 2 dates:

    Expires ( 1 year more longer then SubscriptionExpires)

    So you can use your program one more year without interruption but won't be able to update or upgrade( After SubscriptionExpires) .

  3. Karl_Menshy

    Karl_Menshy Registered Member

    Apr 18, 2003
    Seems that it all depends on where you got your license from and which license exactly you have. But in general Expires states how long the program will work as a full version (i.e. with archive scanning etc.) and SubscriptionExpires tells how long you will be able to download virus sigs.
    How long you can upgrade (i.e. download a newer version) however depends on which versions your keyfile supports. See the Version= tag in the key file for this.
  4. TAG97

    TAG97 Registered Member

    Feb 10, 2002
    Connecticut USA
    I just checked mine and it read KEY-<04.01.04
    I knew the KEY date was correct, so I just reinstalled and both now read <04.01.04.
    Would be interesting what would happen if you did same.
    Oh by the way, after reading posts about problems with the uninstall, I went into the DrWeb Directory afer reboot and manually uninstalled SpIDer Mail, rebooted and then deleted the Directory. It seems SpIDer Mail isn't uninstalled with DrWeb. o_O
  5. Douglas

    Douglas Guest

    Thank you all for your resposes. That explains it, so I guess it is my memory.

    Sorry for the delay in thanking you... I forgot I posted. :D
    (actually, it's computer problems).

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