Getting started

1.Download ESET Online Scanner from the ESET website by clicking the Scan now button.

2.Double-click the .exe file you downloaded to run the application.

3.Click Get started and confirm the User access control dialog of Windows.

4.In the Terms of use screen, click Accept if you agree to the Terms of use. After accepting the terms of use, the shortcut for ESET Online Scanner is created on the Desktop.

5.Click Get started in the welcome screen.

6.Select whether to join the Customer Experience Improvement Program, and whether to enable the feedback system. Click Continue.

7.Choose a scan type.

8.Select whether to enable the detection of potentially unwanted applications (PUA).

9.Click Start scan.

10.After the detection module updates are downloaded, the scan starts. Scan progress is shown via the progress bar along with the path and title of file being scanned. You can pause or cancel the scan at any time.

11.When the scan is finished and threats have been detected, click View detailed results, or click Save scan log to review the scan results later. Click Continue.

12.If there has been no ESET security product detected on your machine, and your user account has administrator privileges, ESET Online Scanner will offer you to turn on Periodic scan. Click Continue.

13.In the Thank you for using ESET Online Scanner screen you can rate the application and leave a feedback. In addition, to delete all detection modules and settings of  ESET Online Scanner configured in previous steps, select Delete application's data on closing.

14.Click Submit and close if you rated the application and/or left a feedback, or click Close without feedback.