Access setup

ESET Smart Security Premium settings are a crucial part of your security policy. Unauthorized modifications can potentially endanger the stability and protection of your system. To avoid unauthorized modifications, the setup parameters of ESET Smart Security Premium can be password protected.


Password protect settings – Indicate password settings. Click to open the Password setup window.

To set or change a password to protect setup parameters, click Set.

Require full administrator rights for limited administrator accounts – Select this to prompt the current user (if he or she does not have administrator rights) to enter an administrator username and password when modifying certain system parameters (similar to the User Account Control (UAC) in Windows Vista and Windows 7).   On Windows XP systems where UAC is not running, users will have the Require administrator rights (system without UAC support) option available.

For Windows XP only:

Require administrator rights (system without UAC support) – Enable this option to have ESET Smart Security Premium prompt for administrator credentials.