Discover Smarter, Lighter PC Protection. Essential Antivirus and Antispyware
Safer and faster...with peace of mind
Explore the web confidently, protected from viruses, hackers and fake websites looking to steal your identity. Use USB thumb drives, CD/DVDs and external drives without worrying about infected files or file theft. Complete your protection by learning powerful cyber self-defense techniques through the ESET Cybersecurity Training. All delivered by ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 and its award-winning Internet security technology.
Surf the web with confidence
Your identity can't be more personal-or more important. Antiphishing security features protect you against criminals trying to steal your personal information through online scams or hacking.
Protect your family's online experience
The free ESET Cybersecurity Training teaches you and your entire family how to avoid cyber threats, scams and hackers.
Power up your computer's performance
Designed to conserve memory, battery power and processing speed, our industry-leading software delivers a better online experience to you.
Proven solution from industry pioneer
With ESET NOD32 Antivirus, you get the 25 years of antivirus experience working on your side, along with several industry awards.
Removable Media Control
Social Media Scanner
Power User Settings
System Diagnostic Tools
HIPS (Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System)
Trust Our Experience With over 20 years of experience engineering security software, ESET brings you:
Proactive Protection - Get real-time protection from known threats and proactive protection against unknown threats with Industry-leading technology.
Peak Performance - Enjoy fast scanning and a low system footprint, so you won't compromise performance for protection.
Simple Usability - Customize settings or create "set-and-forget" preferences to ensure ESET solutions adapt to your needs.
Protects better against new and known threats
Our unique detection technology identifies and blocks a new virus by recognizing its similarities to known viruses. Other antivirus software can only recognize a virus by matching its exact "thumbprint" to a known virus in its database. This creates a gap in protection of hours before the database can be updated with the new thumbprint. ESET closes this dangerous gap, proactively protecting you when the new virus first appears, while also updating its database frequently.
Why ESET? Simply the best! Find out what independent testing organizations compare when testing antivirus software and why they focus on those particular traits. See how ESET performs in these tests and where we excel - not to mention where the competition falls unforgivably short. Check out ESET's advantages and see what makes our solutions stand out from the crowd in the global Internet security market.
ESET has never missed an In-the-Wild virus In-the-Wild viruses are real viruses that have been reported to Wildlist organizations by at least two independent reporters. ESET NOD32 Antivirus is the only solution in the world that has never missed an In-the-Wild virus since the inception of testing in May 1998.
ESET has the most Advanced + Awards in retrospective tests ESET holds the record number of the highest Advanced+ awards in proactive detection by AV-Comparatives. No other vendor was able to match this achievement to date.
Proactive detection refers to the way ESET security solutions detect malicious programs that have not yet been discovered and catalogued. The scanning engine is trained to detect malware without relying on the updates of the antivirus signatures, i.e. catching malware by its intrinsic "malicious" behavior.
ESET has high proactive detection rates Every day cyber criminals create thousands of new malware variants, making it difficult for an antivirus solution to strike the right balance between detecting these emerging threats and flagging legitimate programs. ESET's unique ThreatSense technology strikes this balance, closing the vulnerability to emerging threats while keeping false positives to a minimum.
ESET has low system impact In June 2011 AV-Test reviewed the performance of 22 security solutions testing typical tasks, including download of different types of files, file copying, application install, application startup and others. 13 categories were tested and summarized in the "System Slowdown" category, leading with ESET.
Protection for Netbooks and Nettops
For Netbooks Netbooks are susceptible to security risks when using unsecured Wi-Fi hotspots on-the-go, especially if you use them for online surfing, shopping, and banking. Running an effective and proactive antimalware program on your netbook is critical to keeping your identity and data safe from hackers and thieves. Yet, with limited battery life and smaller memory, you need a security solution that keeps you safe without slowing you down.
Energy Conservation Mode Enables You to Work, Play Longer ESET features a new automatic energy-sipping battery mode for netbooks that lets you work or play longer by consuming fewer resources, and can be further optimized to run fewer functions in the background.
Introducing Intelligent Firewall Profiles Our firewall's Learning Mode intelligently observes your network usage to help you save time by creating firewall rules. Now you can even pair a firewall profile with a network, so appropriate firewall rules are applied automatically whether you are working from your home network, a public Wi-Fi hotspot or your office network.
For Nettops Nettops are exposed to the same threats as regular PCs, yet are restrained by more limited processing power and memory. Because energy and space efficiencies are an important part of nettop design, ESET security products help reduce processing power and memory use, so you can do what you want without experiencing slowdowns.
ESET Has Low System Impact In June 2011 AV-Test reviewed the performance of 22 security solutions testing typical tasks, including download of different types of files, file copying, application install, application startup and others. 13 categories were tested and summarized in the "System Slowdown" category, leading with ESET.
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license key and manuals where provided by the software manufacturer. Retail
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Operating Systems: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Home Server 2003, 2011
Processor: Intel or AMD x86-x64
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