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How to run a Removable Media Scan in ESET Version 8

Description: This guide will show you how to run a Removable Media Scan in 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. This will bring you to the ESET home screen.
    ESET Home Screen
  4. Choose the Computer Scan option on the left side.
    ESET Home Screen, Computer Scan
  5. Next choose the Removable media scan from the right side.
    ESET Computer Scan, Removable Media
  6. Once you have chosen the Removable Media Scan it will automatically start running a virus scan on any removable media in the computer. When it is done, you will see a log screen that will identify if any problems were found or any actions are necessary. Be sure to follow up on any prompts on that screen.
    ESET Removable Media Scan Progress