$50 for NOD 32???

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by Sportsfan7702, Sep 22, 2008.

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  1. Sportsfan7702

    Sportsfan7702 Registered Member

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    Hi all,

    I was at Microcenter over the weekend here in Chicago and I saw NOD32 for $49.95. I thought thats pretty high, then I saw Smart Security for $80. Why is there such a jump in price between a retail store and online, (Taxes, markups, maybe?)

    Matt
     
  2. The Hammer

    The Hammer Registered Member

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    Have you checked other retail stores besides that one?
     
  3. Sportsfan7702

    Sportsfan7702 Registered Member

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    I hadnt yet. I was thinking of going to Best Buy maybe tomorrow to look.
     
  4. element119

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    just buy it online
     
  5. Dark Shadow

    Dark Shadow Registered Member

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    In my area No local computer store or retail store sells the retail box version of ESET,Including best Buy.They seem to sell norton,Kaspersky and AVG.Besides onlne from Eset company you get nod32 AV 1 yr license $39.99 or a discounted 2 yr Lic for $58.99 USD.
     
  6. agoretsky

    agoretsky Eset Staff Account

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    Hello,

    The pricing for the retail boxed edition may be different than for the downloadable version, or perhaps the boxed was for a multi-PC or multi-year license.

    Regards,

    Aryeh Goretsky
     
  7. element119

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    twl845 Registered Member

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    Just go to the ESET site and download it. You can even save a few dollars if you buy a 2 year license. No big deal. ;)
     
  9. webyourbusiness

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    The boxed version is $10 more than the download - that's MSRP.

    There are two ways to get a CD of your software - and both cost money:

    1. buy the boxed version at $10 more
    2. buy the download and get a "backup CD" - they are available at checkout on our store and many others - $7.99

    There is one more way...

    burn the download to a CD-R/W - cost $0.10.

    To be fair - I would use the 3rd option if it was my money. Especially as ESET updates the installer periodically... your CD is out of date within a few month, so you're better off doing it yourself and then throwing out the old CD when you burn a new one.
     
  10. element119

    element119 Registered Member

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    yeah, i never even used my cd. only bought it for the license, downloaded the most recent installer from the web. x64 version.
     
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