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Icon in the Windows notification area

Serves as a quick access to frequently used items and features of ESET Mail Security. These are available by right-clicking the icon TRAY_ICON in the Windows notification area.


More information

Opens Monitoring page to show you the current protection status and messages.

Pause protection

Displays the confirmation dialog box that disables Antivirus and antispyware protection, which guards against attacks by controlling file, web and email communication. When you temporarily pause the Antivirus and antispyware protection using the icon TRAY_ICON in the Windows notification area, the Pause protection dialog box will appear. This will disable malware-related protection for the chosen period of time. To disable protection permanently, you can do so in Advanced setup. Use caution when disabling protection, your system will be exposed to threats.

Advanced setup

Use this option to enter the Advanced setup.

Log files

Contains 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.

Check for updates

Starts updating modules to ensure your level of protection against malicious code.


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.