[KB8075] Migrate ESET Smart Security Premium 14.2 and later to ESET endpoint product 8.1 and later

Issue

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You can migrate your ESET Smart Security Premium 14.2 and later to ESET Endpoint Security 8.1 and later or ESET Endpoint Antivirus 8.1 and later without uninstalling the ESET Smart Security Premium from the client workstation.

ESET endpoint product settings

Only applicable settings from ESET Smart Security Premium will be migrated automatically to the ESET endpoint product. ESET recommends that you check the settings and adjust them according to your preference.

ESET endpoint product activation

If your license is not compatible with ESET Windows Home products and ESET endpoint products, you have to activate the ESET endpoint product using a valid license. If you have a compatible license, you do not have to activate your ESET endpoint product after the migration from the previously activated ESET Windows Home product.


Solution

Manual installation of ESET endpoint product

  1. Download your desired ESET endpoint product installer on the workstation using the links below.

Download ESET Endpoint Security 32-bitDownload ESET Endpoint Security 64-bit

Download ESET Endpoint Antivirus 32-bitDownload ESET Endpoint Antivirus 64-bit

  1. Manually install your desired ESET endpoint product over the installed ESET Smart Security Premium on the client workstation.

  2. After the installation is successful on the client workstation, the Restart required dialog window will appear. Click Restart now to apply the changes. 
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Remote installation of ESET endpoint product via ESET PROTECT Web Console using All-in-one installer

ESET PROTECT enables you to create an All-in-one installer package to remotely install the ESET Management Agent and ESET endpoint product together on client workstations.

Follow these steps to remotely install ESET endpoint product with All-in-one installer using ESET Management Agent.


Remote installation of ESET endpoint product via ESET PROTECT using Software Install task

If you have deployed or remotely installed the ESET Management Agent on client workstations, you can use ESET PROTECT to create a Software Install task to remotely install your desired ESET endpoint product either from the repository or directly by URL package.

Follow these steps to remotely install ESET endpoint product using Software Install task in ESET PROTECT.