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User interface

Configure the Graphical user interface (GUI) behavior of ESET Mail Security. You can adjust the program's visual appearance and effects.

Use the GUI start mode drop-down menu to select from the following Graphical user interface (GUI) start modes:

Full—The complete user interface will be displayed.

Terminal—No notifications or alerts will be displayed. GUI can only be started by the Administrator. The user interface should be set to Terminal if graphical elements slow the performance of your computer or cause other problems. You may also want to turn off the GUI on a Terminal server. For more information about ESET Mail Security installed on Terminal server, see Disable GUI on Terminal Server topic.

Color mode

Select the color scheme of the ESET Mail Security graphical user interface (GUI) from the drop-down menu:

Same as the system color—The ESET Mail Security color scheme is based on your operating system settings.

Dark—The ESET Mail Security will use a dark color scheme (dark mode).

Light—The ESET Mail Security will use a light color scheme (standard).

Show splash-screen at startup - Disable this option if you prefer not to have the splash screen displayed when main program window of your ESET Mail Security starts, for example, when logging into the system.

Use sound signal - ESET Mail Security plays a sound when important events occur during a scan, for example, when a threat is discovered or when the scan has finished.

Integrate into the context menu - When enabled, ESET Mail Security control elements are integrated into the context menu. The context menu is displayed after right-clicking an object (file). The menu lists all of the actions that you can perform on an object.

License Information

When enabled, messages and notifications about your license will be displayed.

Show license information - When disabled, the license expiration date on Protection status and Help and support screen will not be displayed.

Configure license-related application statuses - Opens the list of license-related application statuses.

Configure license notifications - When disabled, the notifications and messages will only be displayed when the license expired.

Access setup - You can prevent any unauthorized changes using the Access setup tool to ensure that security remains high.

ESET Shell - Configure access rights to product settings, features and data via eShell by changing the ESET Shell execution policy.

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