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What is Bloatware and How to Remove it

You might have never heard of bloatware before, but don’t worry. In this blog, we will explain what bloatware is, how you can spot bloatware, and how to remove bloatware.

How to Recover Data from SD Card

In many cases, you would be able to recover the lost data on the SD card itself or instead by finding a copy of that data saved elsewhere. Here are several methods you could try to get it all back…

How to Use Password Manager

Read on for more information on how to use a password manager and how iolo’s superb ByePass software can help you in this endeavor.

How to Recover Photos

If you want to know how to recover deleted photos, here are several strategies for you to familiarize yourself with…

How to Recover Music

You could easily feel disheartened if you have just searched for those files where you thought you left them but realized that… well, they are no longer there. What happened to them?

What is an IP Address?

In this blog we will discover exactly what an IP address is and its purpose.

How to Permanently Erase Files

Do you want to erase your files permanently? Discover how to wipe them out for good with ease. Ensure your data remains private and secure with iolo.

How to Recover Data from a Flash Drive

Do you want to learn effective ways to recover your data from a flash drive? We offer solutions that might help you. Secure your files with iolo.

Are Password Managers Safe?

Ever wondered if password managers are safe? Yes, especially if you use one from a reputable brand. For managing & securing your passwords, visit iolo now!

How to Install AntiVirus

Learn the simple steps on how to install antivirus software and fortify your computer against malware, ransomware, and more. Safeguard your PC with iolo.

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What is iolo's Whole Home License?

The Whole Home License® is iolo’s licensing policy that allows you to install and keep your software running on all of your compatible devices within the same home. Previously, users were allowed to install and license their iolo software simultaneously on a maximum of three PCs. Under the Whole Home License, a single activation key allows you to use your iolo software on all of your PCs, other than any PCs you use for business purposes. What you need to know about Whole Home Licensing

  • You, your spouse, and your relatives living within the same household may use the same license on any number of PCs that you own which are not used for business.
  • For full legal terms and conditions, see

To install your iolo product on additional PCs:

  1. On the additional computer, download the latest version of your iolo product. Choose from the list of downloads offered here.
  2. Follow the steps in the installation wizard, and enter the same Activation Key that you used to install on your original computer.

You can view the Activation Key on the original computer from within System Mechanic > red menu bar > key icon > Activation Key.