Import or export ESET configuration settings using an .xml file
This article applies to the following products:
- ESET NOD32 Antivirus
- ESET Internet Security
- ESET Smart Security
- ESET Smart Security Premium
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Open your Windows ESET product. How do I open my ESET product?
- Click Setup → Import/Export settings.
- Select Export settings, click browse (...) to choose a file name and location for your configuration .xml file, and then click Export. Save the .xml file to a shared or portable drive if you plan on exporting these settings to another computer.
II. Import your settings to another computer
To import your ESET product settings from one computer to another, repeat steps 1 and 2 (above) on the second computer and then select Import settings.
- Click browse (...) to navigate to the .xml file you want to import (stored on a public drive, a USB flash drive, etc.) and click Import. Your second computer will now be configured identically to the first.
III. Submit a configuration .xml file to ESET technical support
To better assist you with a case, technical support may request an .xml file containing the settings for your ESET product. Reply to this request and attach the .xml file you created in part I.