How do I download and install the trial version of ESET Smart Security or ESET NOD32 Antivirus?

KB Solution ID: KB932 |Last Revised: October 13, 2015
  1. Click the appropriate link below to go to the product page for your product. Click download and install the ESET product of your choice.

    ESET NOD32 Antivirus   ESET Smart Security
  2. Click I Want a Free Trial. When prompted to save the installer file to your desired location. 

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  3. Once the download is complete, navigate to the installer file and double-click it to begin the installation. Follow the on-screen instructions in the installation wizard. 
  4. After completing the installation, click Done. The Product Actvation window will open automatically. Click Free trial license.

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  5. Type your email address into the Email address and Confirm email address fields, select your country from the Country drop-down menu, and then click Activate

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    Error 0024

    If you receive the error message "Error 0024 - Unable to activate trial license because the specified email address has already been registered," during activation, you have already completed your free 30-day trial and need to purchase a full license in order to continue using your ESET product. 

  6. Once you have completed the activation process, you will receive an email with your trial Username, Password, and License Key. Your product will then perform a virus signature database update and your 30-day trial will be activated. You can see how much time you have remaining on your trial in your license details email or in the main program window of your ESET product.
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