How to change Removable Media Detection Settings in ESET Version 9

Description: This article will show how to change scan settings in ESET Version 9 after removable media, such as a flash drive or external hard drive, is detected.

  1. Open ESET by selecting the ESET icon from the Windows system tray. You may need to expand the arrow to show hidden icons first.
    Windows System Tray Hidden Programs, ESET Icon
  2. Choose Setup from the menu, and then choose Advanced setup.
    ESET Home Screen, Setup, Advanced Setup
  3. Select Removable Media from the Advanced Setup menu.
  4. Toggle the box next to Action to take after inserting removable media to disable or enable the action to take once removable media is inserted.
  5. The action can be changed to 1 of 3 options.
    • Do not scan – ESET doesn’t scan.
    • Automatic device scan – ESET will start a scan with no user intervention.
    • Show scan options – ESET will prompt the user with different scan options.
  6. Select OK to save changes.