Product activation

There are several methods available to activate your product. Availability of a particular activation scenario in the activation window may vary depending on country and means of distribution (CD/DVD, ESET web page, etc.):

If you purchased a retail boxed version of the product, activate your product by clicking Enter a License Key. The License Key is usually located inside or on the back side of the product package. The License Key must be entered as supplied for activation to be successful. License Key – a unique string in the format XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX or XXXX-XXXXXXXX which is used for identification of the license owner and for activation of the license.

After selecting Use ESET HOME account you will be asked to log in to your ESET HOME account.

If you would like to evaluate ESET Internet Security before making a purchase, select Free trial. Enter your email address and country to activate ESET Internet Security for a limited time. Your trial license will be emailed to you. Trial licenses can only be activated once per customer.

If you do not have a license and would like to buy one, click Purchase license. This will redirect you to the website of your local ESET distributor. ESET Windows home product full licenses are not free.

You can change your product license at any time. To do so, click Help and support > Change license in the main program window. You will see the public license ID used to identify your license to ESET Support.

If you have a Username and Password used for activation of older ESET products and do not know how to activate ESET Internet Security, convert your legacy credentials to a License key.

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