How to disable the Startup Splash Screen in ESET Version 8

Description: This guide applies to both ESET NOD32 Antivirus Version 8 and ESET Smart Security Version 8. Each time ESET Version 8 starts up it displays a splash screen on your computer. If you want to disable that splash screen from displaying 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 Open ESET.
    ESET Icon, Program Options Menu
  3. This will bring you to the ESET home screen - choose Setup and then choose Enter advanced setup.
    ESET Home Screen, Setup, Advanced Setup
  4. After getting to advanced setup, go to User interface and choose Graphics. On the right side uncheck the box next to Show splash-screen at startup.
    ESET Advanced Setup, Options
  5. Click OK to get back to the ESET program.