No, reinstalling your ESET product does not affect your license usage. Your existing license remains functional for the duration of your subscription regardless of how many times you remove or install the product on the computer to which it is registered.
To purchase additional licenses, click here to visit the purchase page.
I have multiple operating systems running simultaneously using virtual machine software such as VMWare, Citrix or Parallels—how many licenses do I need?
A single license allows home users to install the standard home product on one physical machine, and on the maximum of three operating systems (one host operating system and two other guest systems). If the physical machine is used for business purposes the virtual Endpoint counts as physical Endpoint (one license per virtual machine is required).
This conversion will not have any effect on your license. The License Key represents a unique string in the format XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX which is used for identification of the license owner and for activation of the license, as well as the license credentials.
To transfer account information to another name, the person who originally registered the account needs to call or email ESET technical support with the following information:
ESET Multi-Device Security and ESET Multi-Device Security–Home Office Edition are licenses that allow you to install a combination of ESET products on all your various devices. If you purchased ESET Multi-Device Security, or ESET Multi-Device Security–Home Office Edition, please see the ESET Multi-Device Security FAQ for detailed information about these products.
What is ESET License Manager
ESET License Manager is a service introduced with version 11 ESET home products that allows for simple management of ESET licenses for multiple devices or products. Visit the ESET License Manager User Guide for detailed instructions about how to use ESET License Manager.
What do I do if I receive the notification "Activation failed - Leaked license"?
Visit our Knowledgebase article to see more information.