Activating and Updating your Anti-Virus regularly is necessary to identify and protect your system against those thousands of new viruses/worms or malicious sites/links etc. that has been created or identified after the version of Anti-virus you are using was released. All this information is included in the Virus Signature Database that your Anti-virus needs to keep up-to-date.
Here are few simple guidelines on Activating ESET Nod32 Anti-Virus and Updating it’s “virus signature database”
Step 1:Open your ESET Nod32 Anti-Virus and click on Setup:
Step 2:Go to Product activation..
Step 3:Select Activate using a Username and Password and click Next:
Step 4:Enter Username and Password and click Activate button.
Step 5:Wait for a few seconds until ESET Nod32 verifies and activates your Anti-Virus.
Step 6:Your ESET Nod32 Anti-Virus has been successfully activated now :)
After activations just click on Finish button to get out of activation wizard.
Updating Virus Signature Database
Step 7:Now to Activate the Virus Signature Database, Go to Update and click on “Update now” button
Step 8:Now wait and let it check for the latest update available.
Step 9:After checking for the latest update, ESET Nod32 Anti-Virus will start updating the database, this may take a few minutes, depending on your connection speed,
Step 10:When update has completed a small notification balloon will appear on the bottom-right corner of the screen.
As you can see the icon in the notification are has also changed.
That’s It! you have Activated and updated your ESET Nod32 Anti-Virus successfully.