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How do I upgrade my ESET Windows home product to the latest version?


Users with a valid license can upgrade to the latest product version for free

  • If you received an error after your product displayed a Free Upgrade Available notification, see our Knowledgebase article.
  • If your license has expired, renew it here to upgrade.
  • You receive the notification "New version available" from your ESET product

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  • "New product version" is displayed in the Home window of your ESET product. View a screenshot.

This article applies to the following products:

  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus
  • ESET Internet Security
  • ESET Smart Security
  • ESET Smart Security Premium

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Latest version of ESET Smart Security/Premium10.0.369

Latest version of ESET NOD32 Antivirus:  10.0.369

Latest version of ESET Internet Security:  10.0.369

If you have a previous version of your ESET product installed (how can I tell which version of ESET I have?), follow the instructions below to download and install the latest version. 

Solution I. Install over existing version (Recommended)

  1. Download the ESET Live Installer for your product:

    Download ESET NOD32 Antivirus Live Installer

    Download ESET Internet Security Live Installer

    Download ESET Smart Security Live Installer

    Download ESET Smart Security Premium Live Installer
  2. Click Save when prompted and save the file to your Desktop (once the download has completed, you may be prompted to click Run and begin the installation process). If the installer does not run automatically, navigate to your Desktop or wherever you saved the downloaded file and double-click it to open.

  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to install and activate your ESET product, or see one of the following Knowledgebase articles:

Solution II. Upgrade to latest version using "Check for updates"

If a Program Component Upgrade (PCU) is available for your product version, you can perform the version upgrade from the ESET product. Follow the instructions below to check for a PCU and to upgrade to the latest version. 

  1. Open your ESET Windows product. How do I open my ESET product?

  2. Click Update → Check for updates.

  3. Your ESET product version will be displayed and you will be notified if a newer version is available. Click Install.

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  4. The latest version will automatically be downloaded and installed.

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  1. Once you receive the notification "The program modules have been updated," restart your computer. 

If you experience issues or installation errors, see the Troubleshooting section below 

For more information about ESET PCUs, see I receive a "Program component upgrade" message—what should I do?


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