To manage the way how ESET Endpoint Security communicates events with the user, navigate to Advanced setup (F5) > Tools > Notifications. This configuration window allows you to set the following types of notifications:

Application notifications – Shows directly in the main program window.

Desktop notifications – A desktop notification shown as a small pop-up window next to system taskbar.

Email notifications – Email notifications are sent to the specified email address.

Customization of notifications – Add custom message to e.g. a desktop notification.

In the Basic section, use the corresponding switches to adjust the following:




Display notifications on desktop


Disable to hide pop-up notifications next to system taskbar. We recommend keeping this option enabled so the product could inform you when a new event occurs.

Do not display notifications when...


Keep Do not display notifications when running applications in full-screen mode enabled to suppress all non-interactive notifications.

Display Security report notifications


Enable to receive a notification when a new version of Security report is generated (available only if not managed by ESET Security Management Center).

Display notification about successful update


Enable to receive a notification when product updates its components and Detection engine modules.

Send event notification by email


Enable to activate Email notifications.

To enable or disable specific Application notifications, click Edit next to Application notifications.