ESET Windows 10 Update

Users recommend that you upgrade to your ESET product’s latest version before upgrading to ESET windows 10 update. When you update an ESET Windows home product before you upgrade to Windows 10, you can be sure of the following:

  • The ESET product is compatible with Windows 10.
  • The ESET product settings and license information are intact.

Windows 10 May 2019 Update:

The Windows 10 May 2019 update might affect the compatibility of your ESET product on the Windows 10 operating systems.

For Home Users:

In case your ESET product is version 10.1, 11, 12, or 13, you don’t have to make any changes.

For Business Users:

The following is a list of ESET product versions that are compatible with the update.

ESET Windows product compatibility with the Windows 10 operating system:

ESET Product Compatibility with Windows 10 The Settings and the License information retained
  • 1. ESET NOD32 Antivirus
  • 2. ESET Smart Security Premium
  • 3. ESET Internet Security 11.x and later.
You can upgrade to Windows 10.Refer to the upgrade scenario 1. Yes
  • 1. ESET NOD32 Antivirus
  • 2. ESET Smart Security Premium
  • 3. ESET Internet Security 10.x and later
You can upgrade to Windows 10.Refer to scenario 2. Yes
  • 1. ESET NOD32 Antivirus
  • 2. The ESET Smart Security 9.x, 8.0.203 and later 8.x builds
You can upgrade to Windows 10.Refer to scenario 2. Yes
  • 1. The ESET Smart Security 10.x, 9.x, 8.0.203 and also later 8.x builds
You have to renew ESET Smart Security. Switch to ESET Internet Security. Yes
  • 1. ESET NOD32 Antivirus
  • 2. ESET Smart Security-8.0.202 and below. 7.x and below
  • 3. ESET Internet Security 10.x and later
You cannot upgrade to Windows 10. Refer to scenario 3. It is not guaranteed.

In case you have upgraded to Windows 10 already, consider the following:

  • If you have installed an incompatible version of ESET, you will get a notification from the ESET product. According to this notification, you have to install the free update to the most recent version.
  • Sometimes, when you upgrade to Windows 10 with version 8.x or with earlier ESET products installed, you might face errors.
  • In the ESET Windows 10 Update window, click the OK button. Clicking the OK button will install the latest Windows 10 compatible version of the ESET product. The installation will be done using the ESET Live Installer.
ESET windows 10 update

Three Upgrade Scenarios:

Scenario 1:

If you have newer versions of ESET Windows home products, i.e., versions 11.x and later, do the following.Upgrade to Windows 10 with the ESET product installed. You will retain all of the settings and license information.

Scenario 2:

If you have ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security 8.0.203 or later versions (but if they are older than 11.x version), and you wish to upgrade to Windows 10 OS, do the following:

  • Upgrade to your ESET product’s latest version.
  • Make sure that you use the most recent detection engine updates before you upgrade to Windows 10 OS.

Scenario 3:

In case you have a product version which is not approved for Windows 10 upgrade, but you still wish to upgrade to Windows 10, do the following:

  • First, uninstall the current ESET product.
  • Next, install your ESET product’s latest version before you upgrade to ESET windows 10 update.

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