System tray icon

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


Pause protection - Displays the confirmation dialog box that disables Antivirus and antispyware protection, which guards against attacks by controlling file, web and email communication.


The Time interval drop-down menu represents the period of time that Antivirus and antispyware protection will be disabled for.

Advanced setup - Select this option to enter the Advanced setup. You can also access Advanced setup by pressing the F5 key or navigating to Setup > Advanced setup.

Log files - Log files contain information about all important program events that have occurred and provide an overview of detected threats.

Hide ESET Mail Security - Hide the ESET Mail Security window from the screen.

Reset window layout - Resets the ESET Mail Security window to its default size and position on the screen.

Virus signature database update - Starts updating the virus signature database to ensure your level of protection against malicious code.

About - Provides system information, details about the installed version of ESET Mail Security and the installed program modules as well as your license expiration date. Information about your operating system and system resources can be found at the bottom of the page.