How to change the Scan Options in ESET Version 9

Description: This article will show how to change what types of items will be detected when scanning in ESET Version 9.

  1. Open the ESET software by clicking the ESET icon in the system tray (near the clock). You may need to click on the triangle to show hidden icons.
    System Tray, ESET icon
  2. Click Setup from the menu on the left side of the window.
    ESET, Setup
  3. Click Advanced Setup in the bottom right hand corner of the setup screen.
    ESET, Setup, Advanced Setup
  4. Click Antivirus in the upper left hand corner.
    Advanced Setup, Antivirus
  5. Under Scanner Options, toggle the switches to enable or disable detection of specified items. A check mark indicates the option is enabled, while an X indicates the option is disabled.
    Advanced Setup, Antivirus, Scanner Options