How to Activate Your License

To get access to all product functions and components, activate the license. License activation is available using a key file or a serial number. Windows XP users can activate the license using the key file only.

If there is only serial number without the key file, it is necessary to activate it on the Doctor Web website . After the registration is over, the link for downloading the key file is available. Use this key file for license activation.

Note

If you have already been a user of Dr.Web, you are eligible for extension of your new license for another 150 days. To enable the bonus, enter your serial number or specify the path to the key file used for the previous registration in the open window.

Activation using a serial number

If you have a serial number, you can:

activate the license during the product installation via the Registration wizard;Details

activate the license in any moment after the installation via the Registration wizard included in the License manager;Details

register your serial number on the Doctor Web website and get a key file for license activation.

Activation using the key file

If you have a key file, you can activate your license:

during the installation via the Registration wizard;Details

in any moment after the installation via the Registration wizard included in the License manager Details

 

Note

You can specify Dr.Web Anti-Virus for Windows license to activate Dr.Web Security Space. As Dr.Web Anti-Virus for Windows offers to user less features than Dr.Web Security Space, the following components and tools will be disabled:

SpIDer Gate

Anti-Spam

Blocking access to webcams or microphones

Device Blocking

Data Loss Prevention

Parental Control

Anti-Virus Network

License activation on Windows XP

Users of Windows XP can activate license using the key file only. If there is only serial number without the key file, it is necessary to activate it on the Doctor Web website . After the registration is over, the link for downloading the key file is available. Use this key file for license activation.

Note

A trial version cannot be activated and used on Windows XP.

Reactivating license

You may need to reactivate a license if the key file is lost.

Note

When reactivating a license or a trial version, you receive the same key file as during the previous registration providing that the validity period is not expired.

When you reinstall the product or install it on several computers, if the license allows that, you will be able to use the previously registered key file. Reactivation of the key file is not required.

The number of requests for a key file receipt is limited. One serial number can be registered not more than 25 times. If more requests are sent, the key file will not be delivered. In this case, to receive a lost key file, contact technical support  describing your problem in detail, stating your personal data input during the registration and the serial number. The key file will be sent by the technical support to your email address or delivered in a different way.

Possible questions

How to transfer a license to another computer?