How to disable Alert Messages in ESET Version 8

Description: This guide applies to both ESET NOD32 Antivirus Version 8 and ESET Smart Security Version 8. Alert messages are displayed by ESET if a threat is detected or if user intervention is required. There might be a reason that you want to disable these alert messages. This guide will show you how to do that.

  1. Locate the ESET icon in your system tray.
    Windows System Tray ESET Icon
  2. Right click on the ESET icon and select Advanced Setup.
    ESET Icon Program Options Menu
  3. Click the plus sign next to User interface.
    ESET Advanced Setup, User Interface
  4. Under User interface, choose Alerts and notifications.
    ESET User Interface, Notifications
  5. Remove the check mark from Display alerts.
    ESET Notifications Selection
  6. Click OK at the bottom right to close this window.
    ESET Save Changes, OK