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How to check for Updates within ESET Version 8

Description: This article will show you how to check for Updates within ESET Version 8. This guide applies to both ESET NOD32 Antivirus Version 8 and ESET Smart Security Version 8

  1. Click on the white arrow at the bottom right for show hidden icons.
    Windows System Tray Hidden Icons
  2. Click once on the ESET icon.
    Windows System Tray ESET Icon
  3. Click Open ESET.
    ESET Icon Program Options
  4. Select the Update tab.
    ESET Home Screen, Update
  5. Click the Update now button to update the virus definitions or click the Check for updates button to update the program engine.
    ESET Update, Check Updates
  6. When the updates are finished installing, the program may or may not ask you to restart Windows - follow this request if it does ask, and then you are done installing updates for your ESET program.