ESET End of Life

Ensure full protection with a free upgrade of your ESET product



Is my product version affected by End of Life?



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Windows support ended on January 10, 2023

Running ESET on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2008 R2?

Degraded protection after December 8, 2023

Running ESET on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2008 R2?




What is End of Life?

In response to evolving threats, we must upgrade ESET products as well.
Earlier ESET products do not guarantee cutting-edge protection, new operating systems compatibility, etc.

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Need help upgrading your ESET product?

Upgrade your product for free and benefit from the latest product features.


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Benefits of ESET product upgrades:

We are continually improving our products to make sure that the latest versions of our security products use most advanced security technologies and are well designed to be compatible with Windows updates. Get the latest version of our security product supported by your OS to ensure its best performance and stability.Day-one compatibility with Windows updates

detection-performanceEnhanced detection, security and performance

Each new version of ESET products feature many bugfixes and improvements. Existing customers with a valid license for an ESET product may upgrade to the latest version of the same product for free.Latest product versions are included in your license




Curious about an End of Life date?

Determine if your ESET product and version are supported and learn more about the End of Life policy.


End of Life date and policy for:

See which ESET product versions will reach End of Life this year.




Cut-off process timeline

Automatic forced upgrade and complete cut-off depend on the ESET product, its version, and your environment (for example, managing ESET products remotely).


Select the appropriate product and version to learn more about the timeline:


If you face challenges due to End of Life, ESET Extended Support can help you for a given period to overcome complicated upgrade planning, high infrastructure costs, complex network environment, business continuity, or lack of manpower.



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