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I have once installed the AVG internet security 9.0 antivirus. It was trial version for 30 day. After it was expired, I have downloaded the same antivirus. But when I am installing it is giving the error 'The Licence has expired'. It is the trial version. Why it is giving error ? Can we install the trial version only one time ? Is there any problem with my computer ? How to solve the above issue? How to remove the error ? Can anybody help me please

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HEY GUYS I DOWNLOADED A 30 DAY TRIAL AND NOW IT IS DAY 31 THE LICENSE HAS EXPIRED. WHAT AM I MISSING?????? –  ta.speot.is Jun 26 '10 at 9:15
    
Goss, I couldn't think of a thing. It's not like the program might have stored some preventative information regarding the issue in the registry. –  D'Arvit Jun 26 '10 at 14:24
    
Easy, reformat your computer and re-install. Brand new trial period! –  random Jul 12 '10 at 1:49
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You generally cannot install a trial version over an expired trial.

Almost every trial program I know of leaves behind some data to say that a trial version expired and that bit of data can be difficult to find.

If you do install a new trial over an old one then it's not really a trial, it's more of a monthly update isn't it? Why not just use the free version of AVG? http://free.avg.com/gb-en/homepage

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The general idea with trial versions is that you use them for 30 days or whatever and then if you want to continue using them you buy the full version.

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