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Desktop notifications

Desktop notification is represented by small pop-up window next to system taskbar. By default, it is set to show for 10 seconds, then it slowly disappears. This is the main way how ESET Endpoint Security communicates with user, notifying about successful product updates, new devices connected, virus scans tasks completion or new threat found.

Display desktop notifications – We recommend keeping this option enabled so the product can inform you when a new event occurs.

Desktop notifications – Click Edit to enable or disable specific Desktop notifications.

Do not display notifications when running applications in full-screen mode – Suppress all non-interactive notifications when running applications in full screen mode.

Timeout in seconds – Set the notification visibility duration. The value must be between 3-30 seconds.

Transparency – Set the notification transparency percentage. The supported range is 0 (no transparency) to 80 (very high transparency).

Minimum verbosity of events to display – Set the starting notification severity level displayed. From the drop-down menu, select one of the following options:

  • Diagnostic – Logs information needed to fine-tune the program and all records above.
  • Informative – Records informative messages such as non-standard network events, including successful update messages, plus all records above.
  • Warnings – Records critical errors and warning messages (Antistealth is not running properly or update failed).
  • Errors – Errors (document protection not started) and critical errors will be recorded.
  • Critical – Logs only critical errors error starting antivirus protection or infected system.

On multi-user systems, display notifications on the screen of this user – Allows selected account to receive desktop notifications. For example, if you do not use the Administrator account, type the full account name and the desktop notifications will be displayed for the specified account. Only one user account can receive the desktop notifications.

Allow notifications to take screen focus – Notifications will take screen focus and will be accessible by Alt+Tab.