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3 hours ago, New_Style_xd said:

Description: Remodel the Interface
Detail: Modify the appearance of antivirus a little, because it has been the same for years.

I can see why some may like this but having the interface the same means people know what they are using. I remember using an AV that changed its interface every year at one point but people never knew where things where anymore

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 Gaming mode could be easier to activate, some time on the past it was present on the context menu on system tray icon. I would really like to have it back there, at lest a option to do it faster. Also, could implement a way of customizing the context menu with what you actually use.

 Also, could implement a black/dark theme to the UI. 

 I've been using it for so long, I actually love the Smart Security Premium, but, this little things, sometimes are really boring to set up every single time you want to play a game.

-I thought, there could be a "White List" where you put the programs you'd like, and then Eset's SSP auto enter "Gaming Mode" when it detects the process running.

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1 hour ago, FredRaylander said:

 Gaming mode could be easier to activate, some time on the past it was present on the context menu on system tray icon. I would really like to have it back there, at lest a option to do it faster. Also, could implement a way of customizing the context menu with what you actually use.

Please elaborate more on what benefits using gamer mode has for you. If you disable automatic gamer mode activation for applications running in full-screen mode, what issues do you observe while playing games?

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1 hour ago, FredRaylander said:

 Gaming mode could be easier to activate, some time on the past it was present on the context menu on system tray icon. I would really like to have it back there, at lest a option to do it faster. Also, could implement a way of customizing the context menu with what you actually use.

 Also, could implement a black/dark theme to the UI. 

 I've been using it for so long, I actually love the Smart Security Premium, but, this little things, sometimes are really boring to set up every single time you want to play a game.

-I thought, there could be a "White List" where you put the programs you'd like, and then Eset's SSP auto enter "Gaming Mode" when it detects the process running.

 

35 minutes ago, Marcos said:

Please elaborate more on what benefits using gamer mode has for you. If you disable automatic gamer mode activation for applications running in full-screen mode, what issues do you observe while playing games?

I've been asking for the ability to customise the content menu for a while now so that users can add stuff they'd prefer to see e.g. firewall troubleshoot wizard

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1 hour ago, peteyt said:

I've been asking for the ability to customise the content menu for a while now so that users can add stuff they'd prefer to see e.g. firewall troubleshoot wizard

This topic is checked by product managers and staff responsible for decision about new features to implement so posts from you never go unnoticed. Unfortunately, customization of the tray icon menu is not an easy task and since it would cost too much in terms of resources, it's not on top of the to-do list.

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2 hours ago, Marcos said:

This topic is checked by product managers and staff responsible for decision about new features to implement so posts from you never go unnoticed. Unfortunately, customization of the tray icon menu is not an easy task and since it would cost too much in terms of resources, it's not on top of the to-do list.

Oh yeah sorry if I sounded rude as I do get it's not a priority

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Description: PLUGINS for the browser.
Details: Develop plugins to block dangerous and pop-up blocker sites such as Kaspersky, Avast and Bitedefender. These companies already have this kind of security.

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5 hours ago, New_Style_xd said:

Description: PLUGINS for the browser.
Details: Develop plugins to block dangerous and pop-up blocker sites such as Kaspersky, Avast and Bitedefender. These companies already have this kind of security.

This has been asked before a few times I believe but a lot of people are against it as toolbars, plugins etc. can often cause more problems.  For example you mentioned Avast - I posted something in the general forum a week or so ago about Avast having its browser addons removed as it was actually tracking users - something that people not only find shady, but something people might expect an AV to prevent not actually to take part in. I will paste the link of that post bellow. 

As for ad blockers eset has often been popular because it doesn't include stuff that could be classed as non security. For example many AVs these days include features similar to CCleaner e.g. removing unneeded junk files. While this may come under privacy, eset has always focused more on actual security e.g. preventing viruses, hackers etc. This is probably the reason eset doesn't include an ad blocker because while adverts can be annoying, they do not fall under security.

However it is important to note, that while eset doesn't include a popup blocker it has features, technologies etc. designed to protect you while browsing. Its web protection and other tools are designed to block malware online including those via adverts so while it may not be able to block adverts it should prevent any from infecting you. 

I don't actually work for eset - so I don't know eset's exact stance on these things, but I don't expect eset would go down the route you mentioned.

 

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Description: Ad blocker.
Details: I hope Eset has a ad blocker function similar uBlock Origin with built-in rules and allowing import custom rules (EasyList, EasyPrivacy,...) without any browser extension.

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11 hours ago, Dung Tran said:

Description: Ad blocker.
Details: I hope Eset has a ad blocker function similar uBlock Origin with built-in rules and allowing import custom rules (EasyList, EasyPrivacy,...) without any browser extension.

Sadly eset hasn't got an adblocker. As mentioned in my above post I cannot see them adding one but I don't work for eset so could be wrong. Eset does protect you however from adverts containing malware

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I am back with Eset because i trust it. 

Suggestion - better User Interface - Kaspersky has a good one.  Makes decisions for me - i can run the optimize settings when i want to.

Kaspersky allowed me to stop any updates or scans starting when i am doing a Power-Point presentation.

Thanks. :)

 

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6 minutes ago, jems said:

Kaspersky allowed me to stop any updates or scans starting when i am doing a Power-Point presentation.

For this there is gamer mode which activates automatically when an application is running in full-screen mode.

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