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I lost my key and my product expired without activating. What is strange is that besides a popup on startup, it appears to let you use the app. Is this only for a short amount of time?

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From what I have read on MS site, you will not have access to any further updates, or downloading add-ins etc. – Russell Dec 22 '09 at 4:32
So it will keep on working? That would be nice (as long as I don't encouter bugs) – Ivo Flipse Dec 22 '09 at 7:50
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The beta expires on October 2010. You can keep previewing till then then, after that you may opt to purchase it or try the trial.

In the end-user licensing agreement (EULA) that accompanies the beta, the company starkly says: "The software will stop running on 31/10/2010. You will not receive any other notice. You may not be able to access data used with the software when it stops running."

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protected by BinaryMisfit Nov 9 '10 at 21:29

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