How can I import or export my ESET Smart Security or ESET NOD32 Antivirus configuration settings using an .xml file?

KB Solution ID: SOLN3133|Last Revised: December 30, 2013

Business users: Click here to perform these steps in ESET Endpoint Security/ESET Endpoint Antivirus

  1. Export your configuration as an .xml file
     
  2. Import your settings to another computer
     
  3. Submit a configuration .xml file to ESET Customer Care
     

I. Export your configuration as an XML file

  1. Open the main program window by clicking the ESET icon  next to the system clock or by clicking Start All Programs ESET ESET Smart Security or ESET NOD32 Antivirus.
     
  2. Click Setup Import and export settings.



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  1. Select Export settings, choose a file name and location for your configuration .xml file, click Save and then click OK.

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II. Import your settings to another computer

  1. To import your ESET security product settings from one computer to another, repeat steps 1 and 2 (above) on the second computer and then select Import settings.
     
  2. Click the  ... button to browse to the .xml file you want to import (stored on a public drive, a USB flash drive, etc.) and click OK to confirm. Your second computer should now be configured identically to the first.
     

 III. Submit a configuration .xml file to ESET Customer Care

To better assist you with a case, Customer Care may request an .xml file containing the settings for your ESET security product. Reply to this request and attach the .xml file you created in part I.

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