ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 Release Candidate

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ESET is pleased to announce the availability of Release Candidate version of its legendary ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5.
The new generation brings a batch of new technological improvements coupled with advanced security features
to protect your PC from all types of Internet  threats, including viruses, worms, rootkits, spyware and social network attacks.

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Thorough Protection
of Your Online Identity

Utilizing multiple layers of detection, ESET NOD32 Antivirus blocks all vectors used by computer threats to expose sensitive user information. The cloud-based scanning increases the level of security even more.


Small System Footprint

The unique build of ESET NOD32 Antivirus has been optimized over the years to perfectly match the system environment. ESET engineered a smart solution with the lowest system footprint on the market ensuring fast startup and smooth performance.


Easy on You

ESET NOD32 Antivirus offers a clean visual experience, putting all important tools and functions at your fingertips. In case interaction is required, you are presented with intuitively obvious actions to address the issue.



Key Features

Cloud Powered Scanning
Based on real-time streaming of threat-related information from the cloud, the ESET Virus lab keeps the reputation services up-to-date for a constant level of protection against Internet threats.

Enhanced Media Control
Block threats trying to get through to the system via removable media. ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 automatically prompts you to scan the content of all USB flash drives, CDs and DVDs. Block specific media based on a range of parameters like the device ID, media type, and serial number.

Optimized Startup Procedure
No more waiting for signature database download to complete – ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 lets you start working on your computer immediately after booting, without compromising your security.



New Features for Geeks

Gamer Mode
When in full-screen mode, ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 automatically switches to silent mode, which saves system resources, so you can enjoy playing computer games or concentrate on important work tasks without distractions from pop-up messages.

Advanced HIPS Functionality
This one is for real Geeks – now you can customize the behavior of the system in greater detail: specify rules for the system registry, active processes and programs, and fine-tune your security posture.

Advanced Setup Tree
Redesigned advanced setup tree for more intuitive and easier navigation.



Designed to Put You in Command

We have put a lot of effort into improving the usability and design of our products to enhance the overall user experience. The most frequently used actions are now available from all screens. Check out the new, dashboard-like look of the “Tools” pane that was designed to be even more intuitive.



Streamlined License Management

Select the type of activation that suits you best. All activation methods were designed to require as little user intervention as possible. 


System Requirements

Processor Architecture
i386 (Intel® 80386), amd64 (x86-64)

Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows NT4.0 SP6
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Home Server


ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 Release Candidate

Malware and antivirus software

Version 6 Beta



ESET has over 25 years' experience of helping people to Enjoy Safer Technology. Our software is light on hardware, but hard on malware.

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