Which to buy?

Discussion in 'ESET Smart Security' started by ralphS, May 14, 2009.

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  1. ralphS

    ralphS Registered Member

    May 14, 2009
    Hi All.

    I have 2 Vista Ultimate quad core computers & have an HP Mediasmart EX485 (Windows Home Server) on it's way.

    If I were to buy
    3 x ESET Smart Security (Home Edition) Licences for three computers, laptops or workstations

    Can I load 1 of the Smart Security licenses on the WHS computer WITHOUT the firewall. Ie as ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4?

    Will that cause problems?
  2. jerick70

    jerick70 Registered Member

    Feb 28, 2008
    Hi RalphS,

    With an ESS license you can use either NOD32 or ESS with the license that you purchase.

  3. agoretsky

    agoretsky Eset Staff Account

    Apr 4, 2006

    ESET NOD32 Antivirus is recommended for Microsoft Windows Home Server because ESET Smart Security's ESET Personal Firewall module can disable access to the server during installation.

    A license for ESET Smart Security license lets you download a copy of ESET NOD32 Antivirus in its place if for some reason you are unable to use ESET Smart Security or do not want to install it on a particular computer. It may be less expensive to purchase three ESET Smart Security licenses than it is to purchase two ESET Smart Security licenses and one ESET NOD32 Antivirus license, which is one reason you might want to purchase three ESET Smart Security licenses and use the third to download ESET NOD32 Antivirus, instead.

    For more information about ESET NOD32 Antivirus and Windows Home Server, see ESET Knowledgebase Article #2212, "How do I remotely install ESET NOD32 Antivirus (4.0) on Windows Home Server?."


    Aryeh Goretsky
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