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Got a readable harddisk from a laptop that got damaged - it has a malwareBytes Lic but it was never registered into an account

Anyway we can retrieve the old lic number and use the remaining months for this license?

Will need a way to 're-use' it without the system telling us that we reached the maximum number of users, if we are able to recover the actual key in the first place

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We are a MalwareBytes partner and bought it in bulk with 100 other keys through 2checkout when we renewed one of our techbench it came with 25-pack of keys - and we keep purchasing extra packs ever since we switch to oneview for our corporate clients.

We just use the key(s), never made an on-line account - this is for consumer laptops when they leave our repairshop after we removed the McAfee, Norton and other crap.

It is not a big deal dollar wise, I can take e new key, I am more wondering if the original key is somewhere in the registry or so.

Once I have the key I can do the support.malwarebytes.com maybe.
until than that isn't helpful.


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10 minutes ago, okotokscomputers said:

We just use the key(s), never made an on-line account - this is for consumer laptops when they leave our repairshop after we removed the McAfee, Norton and other crap.

I would suggest in the future to track the keys in your invoicing to your clients. I also suggest you spend the time to assist the client to create an account in their name so they can manage their own accounts. Up your prices to accommodate this if need be.

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