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ESET Internet Security 10 : Recommended settings

  • Click “Advanced setup

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  • Enable “integrate into system

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HIPS RULE SETTINGS

  • HIPS rule can be created to protect user files stored in certain folders.
  • Click “Edit” next to Rules

 

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  • Click “Add

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  • Set “Rule name” as “PROTECTED FILES
  • Set “Action” as “Ask
  • Under “Operations affecting“, enable “Files
  • Click “Next

 

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  • Select “All applications

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  • Enable “Delete file“, “Write to File” and “Direct access to disk” as shown below

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  • Select “Specific files” as shown below
  • Click “Add

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  • Click “” as shown below

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  • Select D:\ partition
  • Click “OK

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  • Click “OK

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  • Similarly add other partitions as shown below
  • Don’t add C: partition in which Windows OS is installed
  • Click “Finish

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  • Click “OK

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  • Click “OK

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HIPS Alerts

  • When an application tries to access files, ESET HIPS generates alerts as shown below.
  • Allow only safe applications. Deny if you don’t want application to modify protected files.
  • To permanently allow safe application access to files, select “Create rule and remember permanently
  • Tick “Only for operation” and select “All file operations

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  • To check the reputation of the application, click “Details

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  • Next to “Reputation:” you can see the Eset rating of the application.
  • Green color means the application is safe.
  • Yellow color means application is unknown
  • Red color means Application unsafe

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FIREWALL INTERACTIVE MODE

  • Set “Filtering mode” to “Interactive Mode
  • Click “OK

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  • When an application tries to connect to Internet (network), Eset Firewall shows this alert.
  • If application is safe then click “Allow“, otherwise “Deny
  • If you want to permanently allow a safe application to have access to internet, then select “create rule and remember permanently
  • Click “Allow

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  • If you want to block access to Internet for an application click “Deny” when Firewall alert is shown.

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  • To see Reputation of an application click “details

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  • When installing an application, if application tries to connect to internet, then select “Remember until application quits
  • Click “allow” or “deny” as you wish

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Eset settings video tutorial

Direct Download Link ESET 10 Antivirus,Internet Security, Smart Security for offline installation

ESET Smart Security 9 – Review & settings

  • Very good malware detection rate
  • Good proactive protection
  • Silent firewall
  • Easy to use
  • Very Light on system resources
  • Advance user can do a lot of customization
  • Parental control can block inappropriate websites

if you are using parental control then use google DNS 8.8.8.8 if the web browsing is getting slowed down

ESET Smart Security 9

64 bit –  http://download.eset.com/download/win/ess/ess_nt64_enu.exe

32 bit –  http://download.eset.com/download/win/ess/ess_nt32_enu.exe

Online help file : http://help.eset.com/ess/9/en-US/index.html?introduction.htm

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  • You may set to “Automatic device scan” to automatically scan files in removable media

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  • If any application is having problem in accessing website or internet then try disabling https scanner “Enable https checking”

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BLOCK AN APPLICATION FROM ACCESSING THE INTERNET

  • Under firewall “Rules” click “edit”

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  • Click “Add” to add a rule

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  • In “General” tab give a name to the firewall rule
  • For Direction select “Both
  • For Action select “Deny” so that connection in selected direction will be blocked
  • For protocol select “TCP & UDP

 

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  • In “Local” tab select the application you want to block from accessing the internet.
  • Click “OK” to add the rule

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  • Now application “Cyberfox” will be blocked by firewall

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