[KB3228] Disable Anti-Theft in ESET Windows home products

Issue

Solution

Disable the Anti-Theft reminder

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

  2. In the Anti-Theft is available notification, click Do not remind me again. To enable Anti-Theft at any time, click Tools Anti-Theft.

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Disable Anti-Theft protection

Anti-Theft should be enabled on portable devices

Anti-Theft is designed to protect any sensitive data stored on your computer and helps you to locate your computer in the event it is lost or stolen. This feature is intended for laptops or other mobile devices that are at risk of theft or loss during routine travel. ESET recommends that you keep Anti-Theft protection enabled on mobile devices. Click here to learn more about how Anti-Theft works.

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

  2. Click SetupSecurity tools.

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  1. Click the slider bar next to Anti-Theft to disable it.

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  1. In the ESET Anti-Theft window, enter your my.eset.com credentials and click Sign in.

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  1. Click Close. Anti-Theft has been successfully disabled.

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