Activation Key is being shown in download page

while downloading there’s a new line called Activation Key.
what is that about?

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This is for new installations. If you are upgrading, Manager won’t require you to enter activation key. Activation key is a way for Manager to tell you downloaded it from

Desktop edition remains to be free and always will be.


What is the purpose of the key? Track number of users/versions in use or what?

i think lubos already answered your question.

the key can be activated even when you are offline. so there is no tracking in any way.
read this guide for more info

oh, got it. Thanks!

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