Updating the detection engine and updating program components is an important part of protecting your system against malicious code. Pay careful attention to their configuration and operation. In the main menu, click Update and then click Check for updates to check for a detection engine update.

If the License key was not entered during the activation of ESET Smart Security Premium you will be prompted for them at this point.


The Advanced setup window (click Setup in the main menu and then click Advanced setup, or press F5 on your keyboard) contains additional update options. To configure advanced update options such as update mode, proxy server access and LAN connections, click on particular tab in the Update window.