[KB6713] Password protect program settings on client workstations (6.x)


  • ESET program settings are not password-protected on client workstations


A new version has been released

Version 7 of ESET business products were released on August 16, 2018. This article applies to version 6.x and ESET Remote Administrator . For information about what's new in the latest version and how to upgrade, see the following article:

 ESET Remote Administrator (ERA) users: Perform these steps in ERA

Version 6.1.2227 and later only

The steps below will only work on ESET Endpoint Antivirus / ESET Endpoint Security version 6.1.2227 and later (and ESET File Security for Microsoft Windows Server 6.2.x and later).

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

  2. Press the F5 key to open the Advanced setup window (if you are using a tablet, tap SetupAdvanced setup).  
  3. Click User Interface.
  4. Expand Access Setup and click the slider bar next to Password protect settings

    Figure 1-1

  5. Type the password into the New password and Confirm password fields, and click OK.

    Figure 1-2

  6. Click OK.