[KB6209] Set up security tools in ESET Smart Security Premium


Video Tutorial

After successfully installing and activating your ESET Smart Security product we recommend that you set up the additional ESET security tools to maximize your protection online.


Password Manager

Password Manager protects and stores your passwords and personal data. It includes a form completion feature that saves time by completing web forms automatically and accurately, as well as a built-in password generator that prompts you to create strong, unpredictable passwords. Your newly created login credentials are stored automatically as they are created.

  1. Click Enable and click the arrow next to Password Manager.

    To access Password Manager from the Home screen, click Setup → Security Tools → Password Manager.

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  1. Click New password store.

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  1. Type in the email address associated with your ESET license and the new master password into the Email address and New master password fields. Your new password should be secure and include one upper case letter, one lower case letter, a numerical character and be at least 8 characters long. Click Continue.

    Do not lose this password!

    Make note of this password and do not lose it. This password cannot be recovered if lost and you will lose access to all data saved in Password Manager.

    For instructions regarding a forgotten Master Password, see How to import a password store if you forgot your Master Password for ESET Password Manager.

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  1. Type your password into the Confirm master password field, select the check box next to Important Warning and then click Confirm.

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  1. Select the check boxes next to the browsers you will use with ESET Password Manager and click Continue.

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  1. Add ESET Password Manager Autofill Engine to your browser and click Add extension.

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Secure Data

Concurrency issue

DESlock+ will not be able to run concurrently with Secure Data. If you already have a DESlock+ product installed on your computer, you will not be able to enable Secure Data.
You must uninstall DESlock+ from your computer if you wish to use Secure Data.

Encrypt data on your computer and USB drives. 

  1. Click Enable next to Secure Data. To access Secure Data from the Home screen, click Setup → Security Tools → Secure Data.

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  1. Click Virtual drive.

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  1. Click Browse.

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  1. Select the desired location for your encrypted virtual drive and click Save.

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  1. Click Continue

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  1. Type in a strong password into the Set password and Confirm password fields and then click Continue.

    Do not lose this password!

    Make sure you do not lose this password. You will need it to access your encrypted drive. You will not be able to recover your data if you lose this password.

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  1. Click Done to exit the setup wizard. Your encrypted virtual drive is ready to use.

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Parental Control

Parental Control enables users to allow or restrict access to certain web content depending on the age and profile of the user account. You will also create a security password to protect all settings within your ESET home product. The password will be required for any future modifications to ESET Smart Security Premium, ESET Smart Security, and ESET Internet Security. See the following articles for more information about setting up and using Parental Control.


ESET Anti-Theft uses geographical IP address lookup, web camera image capture, user account protection and device monitoring to help you and a law enforcement organization locate your computer or device if it is lost or stolen. Anti-Theft is recommended for laptop users; you do not need to setup Anti-Theft on a stationary PC. Activate ESET Anti-Theft.