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Compatibility with ESET Business Products
ESET Endpoint Antivirus, ESET Endpoint Security
- ESET Endpoint Antivirus - Versions: 6.x, 5.x
- ESET Endpoint Security - Versions: 6.x, 5.x
We recommend having the latest build of version 5 or 6 installed to make sure your ESET security solution is compatible with Windows 10. To get the latest builds, please navigate to ESET download section
If you are currently using ESET endpoint solutions that are compatible with Windows 10, then there is no need to upgrade them. ESET solutions will keep all settings and license credentials, and will work automatically after you migrate to Windows 10.
To find out what version of ESET Endpoint Antivirus/ESET Endpoint Security you have currently installed, follow the link below:
Depending on your current version of ESET endpoint solutions and ESET Remote Administrator, different upgrading scenarios are available. Before proceeding to the upgrade, please check the compatibility table of the individual versions of ESET endpoint solutions and ESET Remote Administrator.
- How to upgrade to version 6.x endpoints
- How to upgrade whole network infrastructure to version 6. (Including ESET Remote Administrator)
- ESET Endpoint Antivirus 6 and ESET Endpoint Security 6 - Frequently asked questions
- ESET Remote Administrator 6.x – Frequently asked questions
No, the upgrade to the latest version of ESET solutions is for free. If necessary, use your current license credentials to activate your ESET solution after the upgrade.
We recommend installing a Windows 10 compatible version of ESET endpoint solution before migrating to Windows 10.
Compatibility with ESET Home Products
ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Smart Security
- ESET NOD32 Antivirus- versions 8 and 9
- ESET Smart Security – versions 8 and 9
We recommend having the latest build installed to make sure ESET solution is compatible with Windows 10. To get the latest builds, please navigate to ESET download section
Users of ESET versions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 will be automatically upgraded to version 9 after upgrading the operating system to Windows 10.
To find out what version of ESET NOD32 Antivirus/ESET Smart Security you have currently installed, please follow these steps:
1. Open ESET Smart Security or ESET NOD32 Antivirus. How do I open my ESET product?
2. The name of your ESET product is displayed at the top of the ESET Smart Security or ESET NOD32 Antivirus window. The version number is displayed right next to the product name.
3. Your ESET product version will be displayed and you will be notified if a newer version is available. Click Install.
4. The latest version will automatically be downloaded and installed.
5. Once you receive the notification "The program modules have been updated," restart your computer.
No, the update to the latest version of ESET products is for free. If necessary, use your current license credentials to activate your ESET product after the update.
We recommend installing a Windows 10 compatible version of ESET NOD32 Antivirus/ESET Smart Security before upgrading the operating system to Windows 10.