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How can I tell how much time is remaining on a activation code contained in a retail box?

JBJB Member ✭✭
I've read Quicken activation codes have to be used within 24 months. So when I purchase from walmart or other retailer how can I tell the age of the contained activation code? Is there a sticker or date code on the box?
As an example I may find a sale on Quicken retail box for $30 , I'd like to think I could buy several and activate as needed without fear the codes would become unusable at some undisclosed point in time.

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  • thecreatorthecreator SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    Hi @JB ,

    You can't. Generally, the code is good for 2 Years from being printed.

    thecreator - User of Quicken Subscription R29.12 USA & Quicken 2017 HBRP R20.5 USA
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