Free 1 year license of a-squared Anti-Malware 4.5 Pro – 24 hour promotion only!

a-squared Anti-Malware is a popular anti-malware product not only because it offers a free version in addition to its pro version, but also, generally speaking, it works fairly well. Emisoft, the developer of a-squared, runs many promotions of their software and this is another one. For a limited time span of 24-hours, starting at 11:11 (Central European Time) on 11/11/09, users will be able to get a 1 year license of a-squared Anti-Malware 4.5 Pro for free:


This promotion has not opened yet, still 13 hours until it opens as I type this, so I can’t specify how exactly people will be able to get this 1 year free license. However if it is anything like Emisoft’s previous promotions, users will be provided with a “$40 discount coupon” which users can enter while checking out. Of course users will first have to register an account with Emisoft. I will update with more details as I get them. The promotion page, which will contain details on how to get the 1 year free license once the promotion starts, can be accessed from the following link:

1 year free a-squared Anti-Malware license promotion page

[Direct link to get 1 year free]

Many people informed me about this offer so thanks to everyone!

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  • ji

    sheesh….emsi confusing promo.

  • amnesia

    Yes, the code is the key

  • Steelers6

    Can someone help, I followed the insturctions and set up a new account. It says I have a license key for 1 Year, but does not give me a license key or any addional information.

    I only have the promo code they sent in my email. Is this the same as the license key?

    It seems rather confusing unlike the other offers we have had.

    Much Thanks,

    Vidimo Se!

  • A. S.

    Sorry, like I said, I can be a fool, at times.

    I usually ignore everthing below a ‘registration’ link, so missed everything I was looking for.

    Lesson learned.

  • Conn09

    @megaman: Thanks mate i’ll have a check and if it doesn’t go well i’ll just have to uninstall it plain and simple.

    Thanks for the advice,


  • A. S.

    At the risk of sounding like a numpty, I can’t seem to purchase this (with the $40 discount).

    I select “Buy Now” and am repeatedly taken to the registration page. Although I am already registered, I’m not allowed to use my registered e-mail address, so I have created a new account. I’ve ‘unlocked’ the account, via the e-mail I was sent, and have logged-in to the “Customer Center”, where there is a distinct lack of a licence key.

    This is what Emsisoft says:
    You will receive a license coupon code after purchasing. When installing the software, you will be asked for a user account. Create a new account if you don’t already have one from a trial test. Login with your password and enter the received coupon code at the licenses dialog to unlock the full version of the software.

    1. How can I purchase it, via the ‘free’ link and not the general homepage link, if I’m repeatedly taken to the registration page? The main homepage link naturally takes me to a payment page requesting $40.

    2. I already had an account, but I created a new one anyway.

    I appear to be going round in circles.

  • megaman

    When I had A-squared and Norton, I didn’t see any conflict. Times change, though. Also, I use it with my AVAST!. I’ll pass on this one, or use an alte account, either way, I recommend that you get it before time runs out. A-squared fanboy for over 2 years, and running.

  • Conn09

    Hey Ashraf,

    Thanks and thats a BIG THANKS for telling us about this, i just have one question as usual for you or anyone else here.

    Is this compatible with Norton Internet Security 2009 as you may know by now i still have this AV, I would just like to repeat:

    Please, If anyone is going to answer my question please, PLEASE do not go on about Norton being crap like i have heard a MILLION TIMES off other people and how a lot of you think AVG or Malwarebytes or whatever is soooo much better and all that, I DO NOT NEED THAT INFORMATION, JUST NEED PEOPLE TO ANSWER MY QUESTION.

    Thanks in advance,


    P.S. Yes i know i end up writing an essay whenever i post but hey….

  • Greeting All,
    Thank you Ashraf for posted this good news, and many thanks to all of dottechies for great support too. This one really work well on my PC.
    Oh, yeaa…ah. I love this site and the whole family here!!!

  • Albi

    I’ve been using this software for over two years and I can assure you that it get better from version to version. It’s excellent for protection, and I recommend it to everybody who has at least 512+ of RAM. One more thing that I’d like to say. This one is a complete security suite with a huge signature database. And this program works perfectly with all avira programs, without any conflict. I use them both in my computer along with outpost free with no problems whatsoever. Grab it because it’s worth it.

  • megaman

    Right you are, Larry. I was attempting with my account, and it only leads me to the purchase option. XD

  • Larry Baker

    AAAARRRRGGGGG……it’s only for NEW ACCOUNTS…guess I gotta setup another email address somewhere…

  • Helmer

    Great software, but there´s a drawback…..On x64-systems the scanner and OnExecution guard work very well, but the behavior blocking module (Malware-IDS) does not work.

  • Ozzie

    @ amnesia: Yep, I was. D’uh!

  • Ozzie

    Ok, just figured it out. Sorry folks. Was not thinking properly.

  • amnesia

    Nope, worked for me.
    You aren’t mixing the code and password up are you.

  • Ozzie

    Hmmm, I got the key alright, but when I try to input the password I was given, it comes up as “the password you entered is wrong”. Anyone else having any trouble?

  • Ozzie

    @ poppajeff: Best to just use one good program as your real-time protection and use the others on an as-needed basis. I used to be guilty of multiple AV overkill (Ashraf kindly alerted me to the error of my ways!), but that just slows down the comp and puts unnecessary pressure on your system resources. Stick with a tried and true program that has good detection rates, use a good firewall and install some browser protection (I use Geswall) and you really shouldn’t have any problems.

    @ Alfran: Yes, you are right, where are my manners: Thank you, Ashraf. My apologies for the oversight.

  • Ozzie

    @ Alfran: I think you are trying to download it prematurely. If you look at the top of the page, you will see a countdown timer, which at present says “5 Hours, 45 Minutes, 50 Seconds”. So if you wait a bit, you will then be able to get it without the fee. Hope that helps.

  • poppajeff

    Hi, i use comcast as my isp, & get mcafee for free, can i run this at the same time, or do i have to disable my mcafee

  • alfran

    Funny..,or not ,but not one thanks..??

    Maybe it is,because it is not working for me in western europe,tryed several times & times,get on the promotional site,like the above,but no way to download it,just to buy it.

    Maybe when i enter my cardnr.s it will give me a sudden discount..????-ai,8 hours left-…
    what should i do.Checking my last result,4 detected and quarantained objects from march this year..i screwed 4 of my games up.!!??
    I do not know what to do,but i will not risk having to pay for this.

    Dear Ashraf,would be nice if you could tell us if got one.
    If it will provide you with a key i would be gratefull receiving a spare one if it would not be too much asked??

    Thanks anyway and anyhow.
    Keep up the good work,i am waiting for the free ASC Pro now.

  • Ashraf

    @Ozzie: Thanks for the great feedback.

    @amnesia: Never personally used it, but I have read around about it and it is supposed to be one of the best ones. I am going to grab it (if I don’t forget LOL).

  • amnesia

    Have you tested this program before. Going on your “9 Best Free Security Software”, would you recommend this as a must have?

  • Ozzie

    Greetings all! This really is a top-class AV. Having used it for two years now, I have never been disappointed. It used to give the occasional false positive, but I haven’t had any for quite some time now. The thing I really like is the help you get from the Emisoft people. If you are in doubt about something that A2 finds, you can post on the forum and their people will respond immediately. Grab it while you can, folks!

  • Ashraf

    @John: The promotion has not started yet. Still 9.5 hours to go before it starts.

  • John

    Never mind, I am an idiot, I see the countdown is going down to the point where you will get the free license. I thought it was the time left.

  • John

    Cannot seem to figure out how to get the product for free, either I am an idiot or there is some trick to getting the free license.

  • Ashraf

    @Giovanni (King of Freebies…LOL!): Yes I am aware of it. Many, many people have informed me. I am still debating whether or not to post about it.

  • Giovanni (King of Freebies…LOL!)


    Great SOFTWARE, but even the FREE version is tremendously GOOD as scanner because it uses the same scan engines as this one (it doesn’t have the protection guard facility though).

    The only weak point of this great SW is that, although it’s able to discover an incredible number of malware that others antispyware tools fail to find, it also detects too many false positives in comparison with other similar applications.

    Anyway if I were you I would also write a review about this special offer:

    Were you aware of it??