Detection engine

The default setup of detection behavior provides the essential level of security which includes:

Real-time file system protection

Smart optimization (most efficient combination of system protection and scanning speed)

ESET LiveGrid reputation system


To turn on additional protection features, click Setup > Detection engine:

Detection of potentially unwanted applications

Detection of potentially unsafe applications (for example key loggers, password-cracking tools)

Enable submission of suspicious or infected samples

Configure exclusions (files, directories left out of scan) to speed up scan

Adjust cleaning level

Turn on Shared local cache

Every threat detected and action taken against it is logged in the Detections screen.