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HOW TO: Clear the update cache and set defaults for ESET Version 6

Description: This guide will show you how to clear the update cache and reset the program back to defaults for ESET NOD32 6 and ESET Smart Security 6. This can be useful when you are receiving errors while attempting to download the latest virus updates.

  1. From the ESET NOD32 6 or ESET Smart Security 6 home screen, select Update from the column on the left.
  2. Select Enter advanced setup...
  3. Select the plus sign next to Update, select Update underneath. Then select Default at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Select Revert only "Update" settings to defaults and select Yes.
  5. Select Clear to clear the update cache.
  6. Select Setup... then the HTTP Proxy tab and select Do not use proxy server and select OK.

  7. Select OK.
  8. Select Update and then Update now. Your program will now update correctly without error.