WINDOWS 10 INCLUDING ANNIVERSARY UPDATE (AVAILABLE FROM AUGUST 2, 2016) COMPATIBILITY

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Compatibility with ESET Business Products

ESET Endpoint Antivirus, ESET Endpoint Security

Which ESET business endpoint products are compatible with Windows 10?

  • 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.

Detailed build numbers and upgrade information

What version do I have currently installed?

To find out what version of ESET Endpoint Antivirus/ESET Endpoint Security you have currently installed, follow the link below:

Do I need new license credentials after upgrading ESET solutions to a Windows 10 compatible version?

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.

Should I upgrade to a Windows 10 compatible version of ESET endpoint products before, or after migrating to Windows 10?

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 Internet Security, ESET Smart Security, ESET Smart Security Premium

Which ESET products are compatible with Windows 10?

  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus – versions 8 and 9
  • ESET Internet Security – all versions
  • ESET Smart Security – versions 8 and 9
  • ESET Smart Security Premium – all versions

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.

What version do I have currently installed?

Note: All versions of ESET Internet Security/ESET Smart Security Premium are compatible with Windows 10.

The steps below apply to:

  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus
  • ESET Internet Security

  1. Open ESET Smart Security or ESET NOD32 Antivirus. How do I open my ESET product?
  2. Navigate to Help & Support, click About ESET NOD32 Antivirus or About ESET Smart Security at the bottom of the screen.
  3. The version of your security product is displayed in the About screen.

Version number of your ESET product

How do I upgrade my ESET product to a Windows 10 compatible version?

Note: ESET Internet Security and ESET Smart Security Premium need not be updated, because all versions of this product are compatible with Windows 10.

  1. Open Your ESET product. How do I open my ESET product?
  2. Click Update → Check for updates. Update your ESET product
  3. Your ESET product version will be displayed and you will be notified if a newer version is available. Click Install. Install a newer version of your ESET product
  4. The latest version will automatically be downloaded and installed. The latest version is automatically downloaded and installed
  5. Once you receive the notification "The program modules have been updated," restart your computer.

Detailed upgrade information

Do I need new license credentials after updating my product to a Windows 10 compatible version?

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.

Should I upgrade to the latest ESET product before, or after installing Windows 10?

We recommend installing a Windows 10 compatible ESET product before upgrading the operating system to Windows 10.

Windows 10 is designed to be the future of computing for Microsoft, as it seeks to envelop multiple markets with a single, flexible, versatile platform that can run and support similarly-coded applications over different devices. From personal computers, tablets, and smartphones, to Xbox One and Windows Holographic, this operating system allows for seamless integration and collaboration in the workplace, as well as immersive entertainment for leisure. Since its release in 29th of July 2015, the OS has been reported to be installed and running on 110 million devices. As with any new operating system, however, there are still challenges of software compatibility and portability.

Overcoming future challenges in antivirus integration through forward-thinking and vision

Having served in the cybersecurity industry for more than 25 years, we understand that research and development are necessary to enable a safer and more secure technological environment for people to enjoy. By proactively developing antivirus software for newly released operating systems, we are providing people with pre-emptive protection against any type of malicious programme designed to exploit system vulnerabilities. Our antivirus for Windows 10 is designed to run smoothly in the background, with as little system footprint and processor demand as possible. This means you can keep your choice cybersecurity software running in the background, while using processing-intensive programmes in the foreground, without any hitch or lag.

Built on an intelligent and evolving module

ESET develops products based on the proprietary ESET NOD32 technology, giving us complete control over the creation of security protocols and virus signature database building for all our products. With more than 100 million customers in the world, from businesses to individuals, we have the experience and the expertise to deliver targeted digital safety solutions.

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