How to activate an ESET Trial on a PowerSpec Computer or WinBook Tablet

Description: This article will show the process of activating an ESET Trial Subscription that comes with a new PowerSpec Computer or WinBook Tablet.

  1. Until activated or disabled, each time a new PowerSpec Computer or WinBook Tablet boots up it will prompt you to activate an ESET free trial subscription.
    ESET Activation Helper on Desktop
  2. Here you make the choice to activate and install, activate later, or not to activate at all.
  3. For this demonstration we will choose to activate now.
  4. Make the selection and click Continue to proceed.
  5. This will bring up the registration form shown below.
    ESET Online Activation Form
  6. Fill out the form using your name, address, etc., (all asterisked items are required information).
  7. The form will give you a specific format that the serial number should follow - ignore that format and just enter your serial number for your PowerSpec Computer or WinBook Tablet as you see it - with no dashes.
    • For example: A PowerSpec serial number will be in the format of Xnnnnnnnnnnnn and a WinBook Tablet serial number will be in the format of XXnnnnnnnnnnnn (where X is a letter and n is a number). For Micro Center customers there is no partner email or partner code.
  8. Click on Submit to complete your activation
  9. Your free trial is now activated.
  10. The username and password will be emailed to you in a short period of time to file away in case the need to reinstall arises in the future.