How do I disable the pop-up notifications about virus signature updates, scheduled scan activity, etc.? (5.x)

KB Solution ID: SOLN2768|Last Revised: October 28, 2013

Issue

By default, ESET security products display pop-up notifications in the Windows notification area regarding detected threats, scheduled scan events, virus signature update activity, etc. Example:

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To suppress all pop-up notifications except those requiring user interaction, follow the steps below:

Solution

  1. Open ESET Smart Security or ESET NOD32 Antivirus. How do I open my ESET product?
     
  2. Press F5 to access Advanced setup.

 

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  1. In the Advanced setup tree, expand User interface Alerts and notifications and select the check box next to Display only notifications requiring user interaction.

NOTE:

There is also the option to Display only notifications requiring user interaction when running applications in full screen mode. To select this option, you must deselect Display only notifications requiring user interaction.

 

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  1. Click OK to save your changes.
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