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How to run a Smart Scan Virus Scan in ESET Version 8

Description: This guide will show you how to manually run a Smart Scan Virus Scan of your system using ESET Version 8. This guide applies to both ESET NOD32 Antivirus Version 8 and ESET Smart Security Version 8.

  1. Locate the ESET icon in your system tray.
    Windows System Tray ESET Icon
  2. Right click on the ESET icon and select Open ESET.
    ESET Icon Program Options
  3. Choose the Computer Scan tab from the home screen.
    ESET Home Screen, Computer Scan
  4. Choose the Smart Scan option from the Computer scan screen.
    ESET Computer Scan, Smart Scan
  5. Once selected, the Smart Scan will start to scan your system automatically using default parameters.