Typical installation

Typical installation mode includes configuration options that are appropriate for most users. These settings provide maximum security combined with excellent system performance. Typical installation is the default option and is recommended for those who do not have particular requirements for specific settings. To perform a typical installation:

1.In the ESET LiveGrid window, select your preferred option and click Continue. If you decide later that you would like to change this setting, you can do so using the LiveGrid setup. For more information about ESET Live Grid, see the ESET Glossary.

2.In the Potentially Unwanted Applications window, select your preferred option (see What is a potentially unwanted application?) and click Continue. If you decide later that you would like to change this setting, use Advanced setup.

3.Click Install. If you are prompted for your macOS password, type it and click Install Software.


After the installation of ESET Endpoint Security for macOS:

macOS Big Sur (11)

1.Enable system extensions.

2.Enable full disk access.

3.Allow ESET to add proxy configurations. You will receive the following notification: "ESET Endpoint Security for macOS" Would Like to Filter Network Content. When you receive this notification, click Allow. If you click Don't Allow, Web Access Protection does not work.

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After the installation you are prompted to activate ESET Endpoint Security for macOS. You can find multiple activation options in the Activation chapter.

After installing ESET Endpoint Security for macOS, perform a computer scan to check for malicious code. From the main program window, click Computer scan > Smart scan. For more information about on-demand computer scans, see the On-demand computer scan section.