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System tray icon

Some of the most important setup options and features are available by right-clicking the system tray (Windows notification area) icon TRAY_ICON.


To access the system tray (Windows notification area) icon menu, make sure the start mode of User Interface elements is set to Full.

Pause protection—Displays the confirmation dialog box that disables Detection engine, which guards against attacks by controlling file, web and email communication. The Time interval drop-down menu enables you to specify how long the protection will be disabled.

Pause firewall (allow all traffic)—Switches the firewall to an inactive state. See Network for more information.

Block all network traffic—Blocks all network traffic. You can re-enable it by clicking Stop blocking all network traffic.

Advanced setup—Opens the ESET Endpoint Security Advanced setup. To open Advanced setup from the main program window, press F5 on your keyboard or click Setup > Advanced setup.

Log files—Contains information about important program events that have occurred and provides an overview of detections.

Open ESET Endpoint Security—Opens the ESET Endpoint Security main program window from the tray (Windows notification area) icon.

Reset window layout—Resets the ESET Endpoint Security's window to its default size and position on the screen.

Color mode—Opens User Interface settings where you can change the color of the graphical user interface.

Check for updates—Starts a module or product update to ensure you are protected. ESET Endpoint Security checks for updates automatically several times a day.

About—Provides system information, details about the installed version of ESET Endpoint Security, installed program modules, and information about the operating system and system resources.