How do I prevent the splash screen (Title screen) from displaying at startup? (5.x)

KB Solution ID: SOLN2772|Last Revised: November 01, 2013


By default, ESET Smart Security and ESET NOD32 Antivirus display a small splash screen on program startup:

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  1. Open ESET Smart Security or ESET NOD32 Antivirus. How do I open my ESET product?
  2. Open the Advanced setup tree by pressing F5 on your keyboard, or by clicking the protection status icon in the top right corner of the main program window and selecting Advanced setup.


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  3. From the Advanced Setup tree, click User interface Graphics and then deselect the check box next to Show splash-screen at startup.

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  4. Click OK to confirm your settings.
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