Using ESET Mac Antivirus Software

Updating

  1. Open ESET Endpoint Antivirus by clicking the ESET logo icon on the menu bar
  1. In the ESET Endpoint Antivirus interface, click the  Update  tab, located on the left column.

eset protection status screen

  1. Click  Update modules , to begin update.

ESET Update modules screen

  1.  All modules are up to date.

eset Modules update screen with protection allert


Scanning

  1. Open ESET Endpoint Antivirus by double clicking the eset logo icon on the menu bar and selecting “Open ESET Endpoint Antivirus” from the drop down menu.

 

  1. In the ESET Endpoint Antivirus interface, click the Computer scan tab, located on the left column.

eset start screen

  1. Click Custom Scan.

  eset scan screen

  1. In the Custom Scan screen, check the hard-drive (ex. Macintosh HD) and click Scan.

eset select drive to scan screen

  1. Wait for the scan to complete. 

  eset scan in progress screen

  1. Once scan is complete, click OK if there are no viruses found.

eset scan report, no problems


Virus Removal

  1. If a virus has been detected, the ESET Endpoint Antivirus icon on the menu bar will turn display a red triangle with an exclamation point.  eset logo with alert

 

  1. Open ESET Endpoint Antivirus by double clicking the red triangle and choosing “Open ESET Endpoint Antivirus.”

eset scan results with security risk

  1. Click the Computer Scan tab, located on the left column.

eset scan screen with protection status alert

  1. Click Custom Scan and select your hard-drive and click Scan.

eset select drive to scan screen

  1. Wait for the scan to complete.

eset scan in progress screen

  1. Scan completed successfully.

  1. In the scan notes, it displays the amount of objects scanned, the number of infected objects, and the number of cleaned objects. ESET Endpoint Antivirus automatically "cleans" infected objects by quarantining them. 
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