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Prepare for future Windows 10 updates with ESET

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As Windows evolves, Microsoft is deprecating some functionality essential for ESET products to be functional. It will happen in the first half of 2021 with the upcoming Windows update.

What does this mean?

If you try to update Windows 10 with older ESET products, you will receive an error message requiring you to upgrade your ESET product to a newer version.

What should I do?

To ensure a smooth transition to the future Windows 10 builds, install the latest ESET product versions.

Compatible ESET products with future Windows 10 releases

•ESET Windows home products 13.2 and later

•ESET endpoint products for Windows 7.3 and later

•ESET Security Management Center (ESMC) 7.2 and later (including ESET Management Agent 7.2)

Notifications about upcoming End of Life policies in ESET products


If you do not upgrade your ESET product on Windows 10, the protection status of your ESET product will turn Yellow in September 2020, informing you about the need to upgrade to the latest version to address this compatibility issue. 


The protection status of your ESET product will turn Red in November 2020 as a last reminder.


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