ESET Error Code ACT 0

ESET Error Code ACT 0

ESET error code ACT 0 is the activation error that occurs while running the software. It is due to the ESET license expiry, ESET reinstallation, piracy activation with leaked licenses, or improper activation. Some external causes for this error are malware attack, firewall block or antivirus restriction, and incorrect system time.

Carry out these steps to resolve the ESET error ACT 0 on your computer:

  • Step 1:Open the Windows desktop and navigate to the Start menu.
  • Step 2:Enter ‘cmd’ in the search box to open the Command Prompt.
  • Step 3:Give a right-click on the Command Prompt and select the Run as administrator option.
  • Step 4:Alternatively, press Ctrl + R shortcut keys simultaneously to open the Run panel and type cmd in the text box to open the Command Prompt window.
  • Step 5:In the Command Prompt window, type the ‘netsh winsock’ command and press the Enter key.
  • Step 6:When the Command Prompt prompts you to restart your computer, perform a restart and try to activate the license key for your ESET product.
  • Step 7:Also, set the correct date and time for your system to resolve the activation error.
  • Step 8:If the problem persists, open the C drive Windows System32 drivers etc on your Windows storage location.
  • Step 9:You should log in as an administrator before attempting to resolve the problem regarding ESET error ACT 0.
  • Step 10:Check whether the host file contains any text like ‘edf.eset.com’ that is known to be a DNS poisoned entry.
  • Step 11:Copy the host file and paste it in a text editor like Notepad, MS Word, MS Excel, etc.
  • Step 12:Remove or delete the DNS poisoned entry from the host file and replace it in the original folder. 
  • Step 13:If the ESET error code ACT 0 remains unsolved, contact our technical support by clicking the Call button available on this screen.