ESET Endpoint Antivirus and ESET Endpoint Security v5.0.2214 (Service Release) are available

News ID: NEWS215|Last Revised: April 30, 2013

ESET Endpoint Antivirus and ESET Endpoint Security version 5.0.2214 have been released and are available to download.


  • Added: Windows 8 Compatibility
  • Added: Message indicating that a computer restart is needed when Device control is integrated into system
  • Fix: Detection of Presentation Mode in Modern UI (former Metro UI) in Windows 8
  • Fix: HIPS module failed to load on some operating systems after installation
  • Fix: Occasional crash of Windows 7 64-bit SP1 after integrating Device control
  • Fix: Error "ekrn.exe - Unable to locate DLL" occurred when installing on Windows NT 4.0 SP6
  • Fix: Real-time file system protection not set automatically during installation in older versions when Enabled/Disabled NAP and Disabled "Display alerts”
  • Fix: Not possible to create, edit or delete rules in Device control when operating system was restarted on Windows Server 2012
  • Fix: Program Component Update did not run on Windows NT 4.0 SP6 and Windows NT 4 Server
  • Fix: Blue screen error (BSOD) appeared with previous versions of Personal firewall module
  • Fix: Error occurred when Advanced Menu/User Interface/Menu Type is changed on Windows 8 Enterprise 32-bit and the change is applied
  • Fix: The rule with low severity appeared in Log file for Device control
  • Fix: Email plugin not integrated into Outlook 2013 on Windows 7 64-bit
  • Fix: "Server not found" error message appeared when updating from second profile
  • Fix: Rules Editor in Web control does not eliminate white spaces before actual string
  • Fix: System restart after creating archive on removable device
  • Fix: Problems when installing Adobe Photoshop CS6 into Sandboxie
  • Fix: Ekrn.exe uses too much RAM Memory after several days of uptime
  • Fix: Occasional problems updating virus database via ESET Remote Administrator
  • Fix: Minor fixes in Rules Editor for Web control and Device control
  • Changed: Removed unnecessary icons from Modern UI (former Metro UI) in Windows 8
  • Changed: Removed registry leftovers after uninstallation of the product
  • Improvement: Overall stability


Known Issues:

  • ecmd.exe is not recognized as a trusted app.

    Solution: To run the ecmd.exe command line utility, click Yes in the Action Center dialog window.
  • Blue screen error (BSOD) occurs when using version 1.1 Microsoft Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) to create an ISO image from SysRescue on Microsoft Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE).

    Solution: BSOD is caused by a bug in version 1.1 Microsoft Windows Automated Installation Kit. 


For more information or to download a copy, please visit the ESET Endpoint Security download page or contact your local reseller, distributor or ESET office.

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