How do I reuse the old license during the upgrade to a new version?

During the upgrade, the old Avira-version is automatically uninstalled and the new version will be installed.

In the installation dialog you can enter your current license code again or reuse your existing license file.

Avira Internet Security 2012 - license wizard

When you click in the last sentence on license file, it should automatically open Windows Explorer and point to the folder where you have your old license file.

Select this file and click on Open. You should then confirm the installation of the license file with Yes.

Now you should be able to use your Avira product with all functions enabled.

Affected products

  • Avira Antivirus Premium 2013 [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Premium, Version 2012 [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security, Version 2012 [Windows]
  • Created : Friday, September 30, 2011
  • Last updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013
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