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ESET system extension blocked in macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)

Issue

You receive the notification "System Extension Blocked" in macOS

 

You receive the notification "Your computer is not protected" from your ESET product for macOS


 

Details

macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) contains a security feature which requires a user approval before loading new third-party kernel extensions.

When your ESET application for macOS starts, macOS might block kernel extensions necessary for ESET to function. Manually approve the ESET kernel extension to resolve this issue. 

Solution

If you receive "System Extension Blocked" 

  1. Click OK.

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  1. Click the System Preferences icon in the Dock  or navigate to the Apple menu and select System Preferences.

  2. Click Security & Privacy.

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  1. Click the lock icon in the bottom left to allow changes.

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  1. Click Allow next to System software from developer "ESET, spol. s.r.o." was blocked from loading.

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  1. Restart your computer.

If you receive "Your computer is not protected" 

  1. Click Open System Preferences.

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  1. Click Security & Privacy.

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  1. Click the lock icon in the bottom left to allow changes to be made.

Figure 2-3

  1. Click Allow next to System software from developer "ESET, spol. s.r.o." was blocked from loading.

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  1. Click Restart.

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