Bizarre Dialog Box

One of the occasional problems with commercial software is
the need for
"activation."  One problem with any software is the potential
for
inevitability of bugs. Both problems are
illustrated
in the screenshot.



i-ff49c96711e2a79f1b94b86c3a551f0a-Activation Woes.JPG

So I only have 12,209 years to act.  



I would like to be able to trust Symantec to have reliable software,
but this calls their QA into question.
 


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< blockquote>So I only have 12,209 years to act.

No, no ... it's much more urgent than you think.

We do have leap years, you know. In fact, you only have a bit over 12,201 years to renew ..

By Scott Belyea (not verified) on 25 Oct 2007 #permalink

Ugh, I hate Symantec antivirus... I haven't used an antivirus since 2003 because it frustrated me so much and caused more problems than some viruses can.