Advanced installation

Advanced installation allow you to customize a number of installation parameters not available when performing a typical installation.

After selecting your preference for detection of potentially unwanted applications and clicking Advanced settings, you will be prompted to select a location for the installation Product folder. By default, the program installs to the following directory:

C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Endpoint Antivirus\

You can specify a location for program modules and data. By default, they are installed to the following directories, respectfully:

C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Endpoint Antivirus\
C:\ProgramData\ESET\ESET Endpoint Antivirus\

Click Browse… to change these locations (not recommended).


To configure your proxy server settings, select I use a proxy server and click Next. Enter the IP address or URL of your proxy server in the Address field. If you are not sure whether you use a proxy server to connect to the Internet, select Use the same settings as Internet Explorer (Recommended) and click Next. If you do not use a proxy server, select I do not use a proxy server. For more information see Proxy server.


Custom installation allows you to define how automatic program updates will be handled on your system. Click Change... to access Advanced settings.


If you do not want program components to be updated, select Never update program components. Select Ask before downloading program components to display a confirmation window each time the system attempts to download program components. To download program component upgrades automatically, select Always update program components.

The next installation window offers the option to set a password to protect your program settings. Select Protect configuration settings with a password and enter your password into the the New password and Confirm new password fields. This password will be required to change or access the settings of ESET Endpoint Antivirus. When both password fields match, click Next to continue.


To disable the initial scan after installation, which is normally performed when installation finishes, deselect the check box next to Enable scan after installation.


Click Install to start installation.