How to Update ESET Antivirus?

How do you Update ESET Antivirus?

To update your ESET antivirus, follow how to update ESET Antivirus guidelines.

  • Launch ESET antivirus by double-clicking its icon on the desktop.
  • The ESET antivirus automatically scans the internet for updates. If there is an update, a message appears on the application stating that an update is available. 
  • Click the Accept & update button to update ESET antivirus.
how to update ESET Antivirus

Manually Update ESET Nod32 Antivirus

To manually update ESET Nod32 antivirus, follow these guidelines.

  • Power on the computer and launch the ESET Nod32 antivirus.
  • Click the Setup option located on the left-hand side of the screen. Select Enter advanced setup from the Setup screen.
  • Click the + button beside Update on the left-hand side of the Advanced setup screen. Click General. Locate the Clear button beside the Clear Update Cache option and then close ESET.
  • Launch ESET Nod32 antivirus once again and click ESET Antivirus Update. You should see the Update Virus signature database button on the screen. Click it to begin the update process. 

Antivirus Update Offline ESET Nod32

Follow the how to update ESET Antivirus guidelines to install offline updates for the ESET Nod32 antivirus.

  • Download the ESET Nod32 antivirus update files from the manufacturer’s official site and save it to a specific folder on your computer. Extract the update files to a unique folder on the system(C) drive.
  • Launch ESET Nod32 antivirus on your computer and click Setup.
  • Click the Enter Secure Advanced Setup button. Locate the Update server drop-down button and click the Edit button beside it.
  • Copy the path of the folder where you have downloaded the offline update files and paste it in the Update server field. Click OK. Select OK on the Setup screen.
  • Go to the ESET Nod32 application’s Update tab and click Update Virus Signature Database. Wait until the ESET Nod32 update is installed and then click OK.

ESET Antivirus Update Username Password

To update ESET antivirus account username and password, perform the step-by-step how to update ESET Antivirus instructions given below.

  • Launch the ESET antivirus software on your computer by double-clicking its icon available on the desktop.
  • If the ESET antivirus software icon is not available on the desktop, then click  Applications System Tools ESET antivirus .
  • Click the Update option available at the left-hand side of the ESET antivirus software main screen.
  • The current username and password of your ESET antivirus software will be displayed below the Username & Password setup section.
  • If the currently displayed credentials are correct, click the OK button.
  • To change the credentials, click the Update virus signature database tab.
  • Wait for the upgrade process to complete.
  • Once the upgrade is done successfully, you can use the ESET applications as per your need.

ESET Antivirus Not Updating

To fix the ESET antivirus not updating issue, perform the Clean my PC guided troubleshooting instructions given below.

  • Check if your internet connection is active.
  • If the internet connection is slow or inactive, then contact your internet service provider to fix it.
  • After that, open the ESET application on your computer.
  • Launch the Advanced Setup option using the F5 button on the system’s control panel.
  • Click  Update Basic Clear OK.
  • After that, restart your computer and check if there is an update available for your ESET application.
  • If available, update the application and check if the issue is resolved.
  • If the issue remains unresolved, then uninstall & reinstall the ESET application on your computer.
  • If the issue has been not resolved even after uninstalling & re-installing the ESET application on your computer, or follow how to update ESET Antivirus guide.