Home article search

Restore files quarantined by the ESET Online Scanner


  • How to restore a quarantined file after running the ESET Online Scanner
  • Restoring a quarantined file after closing the ESET Online Scanner window (see method II below)


For more information about the ESET Online Scanner, please visit our ESET Online Scanner FAQ.


Video tutorial

Restore quarantined files after you have closed scanner

If you have already closed the ESET Online Scanner window without restoring quarantined files, skip to method II.

Deleted files cannot be restored

If you select the check boxes next to Delete application's data on close and Remove files from quarantine before clicking Finish, you cannot restore the quarantined files.

Method I: Restore quarantined files immediately after scan

  1. After you have completed a scan, click Manage quarantine

    Figure 1-1

  2. Select the check box(es) next to the file(s) you want to restore and click Restore

    Figure 1-2
    Click the image to view larger in new window

  3. Click Back → Finish



Method II: Restore quarantined files after closing the ESET Online Scanner window

  1. Complete another scan. This step is required if the application was closed after a previous scan.
  2. When the scan is complete, click Manage Quarantine.

    Figure 2-1
    Click the image to view larger in new window

  3. Select the file you want to restore and then click Restore.

    Figure 2-2
    Click the image to view larger in new window

  4. Click Back → Finish

Was this information helpful?