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How to activate your ESET Renewal

Description: If you purchased a renewal for ESET NOD32 or Smart Security antivirus, this is how you would activate it.

  1. Open the ESET program by clicking on the ESET icon next to the time on your taskbar.
    1. The Icon May be yellow yellow or orange orange.
    2. You may have to click on the arrow that points up to expand your icons to find the ESET icon.

      ESET icon

  2. Once in the ESET program click on the Setup tab.

    Setup tab

  3. In setup, click on the Product Activation link.

    Product Activation

  4. Make sure the radio button is selected on Activate using an Activation key then click Next.
      1. How to uninstall ESET NOD32 from [Windows Vista and 7.] [link coming soon...].
      2. How to uninstall ESET NOD32 from [Windows 8.] [link coming soon...].

        Activate using an Activation key

  5. Fill out the appropriate fields, make sure you type in your activation key exactly as it was give to you on the purchase page, then click Activate.


  6. ESET will now check the activation key.

    activation key

  7. After the activation was completed click Finish and you are all set!


For more assistance contact Technical Support here.

Disclaimer: This information is being provided to you as a service from the Technical Support Department. It is intended to assist you in the resolution of your technical problems or questions. If you feel uncomfortable implementing any of the information or suggestions contained herein then you should contact the Technical Support Department directly. The Technical Support Department will not be held responsible for any loss of information, data or programming as a result of the use of this article.