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

KB Solution ID: KB932|Last Revised: July 7, 2015
  1. Click the appropriate link below to download and install the ESET product of your choice.
  2. After completing the installation, the Product Activation window will open automatically. Select Activate trial license and then click Next to continue. 

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  1. In the Activate Trial License window, complete the required fields and then click Activate to finish.  

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. 

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  1. Once you have completed the activation process, you will receive an email with your trial Username and Password. 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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