Free activation failed: Socket Error # 10060 Connection timed out

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Debian GNU/Linux 6.0.6/Squeeze, kernel 2.6.32-5-686

WMWare Workstation 7.1.4 guest: Windows XP SP3 Home 32-bit, clean install with all priority updates, NAT network connection

Online Armor Free Firewall:
Version - 10/02/2012

downloaded 14/02/2013
> launched installer and proceeded with installation
> launched firewall: "Welcome to Emisoft Online Armor" window
> clicked "Limited freeware version" link
> "Free activation failed. Please check the internet connection settings or contact support. Socket Error # 10060 Connection timed out."

- internet connection: ADSL modem/router, no proxy

- MS Security Essentials installed
- restarted WXP twice: no difference


Any clue what's causing this please?


Thanks & regards,


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