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What's new in ESET NOD32 Antivirus 16.2

Intel® Threat Detection Technology

This is a hardware-based technology that exposes ransomware as it attempts to avoid detection in memory. Its integration boosts ransomware protection while keeping overall system performance high. See the supported processors.

Dark Mode

This feature allows you to choose a light or dark color scheme for ESET NOD32 Antivirus Graphical user interface. You can now switch the color scheme in the top right corner of the main program window.

Removed Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 support.

ESET NOD32 Antivirus 16.2 is supported only on Windows 10 and 11. For more information, see Outdated versions of Microsoft Windows.

Redesigned Advanced setup

Advanced setup has been redesigned and settings are now grouped for a better user experience.


To disable What's new notifications, open Advanced setup > Notifications > Desktop notifications. Click Edit next to Desktop notifications, deselect the Display What's new notifications check box and click OK. For more information about notifications, see the Notifications section.


For a detailed list of changes in ESET NOD32 Antivirus, see ESET NOD32 Antivirus changelogs.