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I think I figured out what actually happened. The first installation of the 3-user Internet Security sets the start date of the entire package. If you install it on a second computer 3 months later, that computer only has 9 months of protection. Bringing up My Account gives package and first installation information, not necessarily info unique to that particular computer (other than the expiration date). If you install it on another computer, there will be a new subscription number.
I initially installed McAfee on a Dell computer that had McAfee preinstalled. I assume this installation was made in early January, 09. I purchased a used Dell from an eBay computer vendor that sells refurbished computers in early March 09. This computer had a freeby anti-virus program installed, and I deleted it and installed McAfee. The My Account data is the same, with the first expiration date on the eBay computer occurring before I purchased the computer. The history also contained a July expiration date I can't explain.
If you purchase a 3-user McAfee package, keep a record of the installation dates and what computers had the installation. It will clear up questions later on. I'm still unclear.