About Your Purchase
When you purchase a Symantec product, you are essentially purchasing a license to use the product. In other words, Symantec continues to own the software but you, the end-user, are granted permission to use the software on a limited number of devices for the service/subscription period.
The license to use the product comes in the form of a product key. You are required to activate your product with this product key within 15 days after you install the software on your device. If you fail to activate your product in 15 days, then it may stop working.
In addition to serving as a means of transferring a license from Symantec to the consumer, product activation is designed to protect customers from pirated or counterfeit software, as well as to be certain that the customer receives appropriate levels of product support and customer service.
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