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Icon in the Windows notification area

The most important setup options and features are available by right-clicking the system tray (Windows notification area) icon TRAY_ICON.


To access the system tray (Windows notification area) icon menu, ensure the start mode of User Interface elements is set to Full.

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. The Time interval drop-down menu enables you to specify how long the protection will be disabled.

Advanced setup

Opens the ESET Mail Security Advanced setup.

Log files

Contains information about all important program events that have occurred and provides an overview of detected threats.

Reset window layout

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

Color mode

Opens User Interface settings where you can change the color of the graphical user interface.

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.