How to activate ESET Version 8 using an Activation Code
Description: This article will show you the procedure for activating ESET Version 8 with an activation key (previously referred to as a serial number). This activation key will either be included with a retail packaged product version of ESET or will have been received via email after purchasing an ESET renewal online.
- Open the ESET software by clicking the ESET icon in the lower right corner of your desktop screen (this may include checking in your hidden icons here).
- Click on Open ESET.
- On the left side choose the Setup tab, then on the right side of the setup window click on Product activation.
- This brings you to Product Activation Type. Select Activate using an Activation key then click Next.
- Enter your new activation key in the Activation Key window, then proceed to fill out the rest of the activation page. When you are finished, click the Activate button.
- Click Finish when activation is complete.