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Kudos0

Windows 7 clean install, transfer norton?

I am in the process of doing a clean install of windows 7 on my vista laptop containing my norton subscription.

It is a complete clean install on a new drive not an upgrade.

Will my current subscription simply reinstall on my new operating system as it did before with the same remaining time?

I have a 1 user 3 pc subscription but the other 2 are used on other laptops.

Basically will the subscription realise it is the same pc and continue as normal?

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Kudos0

Re: Windows 7 clean install, transfer norton?

Usually it will recognize that it's a re-install on the same system and reactivate with no problems, especially if the "computer name" is the same.

If not, go here

https://manage.norton.com/

Under "services" you can disable the license on the old install and then re-activate.

Dave

Kudos0

Re: Windows 7 clean install, transfer norton?

Thank you dave, it reinstalled ok but gave me the new update along with its problems.

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