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Disable removable media scanning in ESET Windows home products


Increased vulnerability

Disabling removable media scanning can expose your system to security risks. Use caution when disabling this feature.

 macOS Users: View instructions for ESET Cyber Security

  1. Open the main program window of your Windows ESET product.

  2. Press the F5 key to access Advanced setup. 
  3. Expand Detection Engine → Malware scans → Removable media, select Do not scan, and then click OK.

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