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How to enable Anti-Theft Features in ESET Smart Security Version 9

Description: This article will show how to setup and enable Anti-Theft in ESET Smart Security Version 9.

  1. Look for the ESET software icon typically found in the lower right corner of the desktop screen - it may be found in the hidden icons.
    Windows System Tray Hidden Programs Icon
  2. Choose the ESET icon to open the program.
    Windows System Tray Hidden Programs Icon, ESET Program Icon
  3. The ESET home screen will open. Choose Tools on the left side.
    ESET Home Screen, Tools
  4. Select Anti-Theft to begin setup.
    ESET Tools, Anti-Theft
  5. The default browser on the computer will open to ESET’s website. Either sign in to your pre-existing ESET account here, or create a new account.
    ESET Anti-Theft Sign In
  6. Fill in the form and choose Create new account to continue.
    ESET Anti-Theft Create Account
  7. Return to the ESET program and choose Enable Anti-Theft.
    ESET Program, Anti-Theft
  8. Sign in with the email address and password created earlier here.
    ESET Anti-Theft Sign In
  9. The next screen will want a device name for the computer to be protected.
    ESET Anti-Theft Name Device, Enable
  10. A confirmation screen will appear showing the device association is now complete.
    ESET Anti-Theft Complete, Finish
  11. To view devices and make changes, navigate to
    ESET Anti-Theft Protected Devices