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Presentation mode

Presentation mode is a feature for users that demand uninterrupted usage of their software, do not want to be disturbed by notification/alert windows, and want to minimize CPU usage. Presentation mode can also be used during presentations that cannot be interrupted by antivirus activity. By enabling this feature, all pop-up windows are disabled and the activity of the scheduler will be stopped completely. System protection still runs in the background but does not demand any user interaction.

You can enable or disable Presentation mode in the main program window under Setup > Computer by clicking MODULE_INACTIVE or MODULE_ENABLED next to Presentation mode. Enabling Presentation mode is a potential security risk, so the protection status icon in the taskbar will turn orange and display a warning. You will also see this warning in the main program window where you will see Presentation mode active in orange.

Activate Enable Presentation mode when running applications in full-screen mode automatically in Advanced setup > Tools > Presentation mode to have Presentation mode start whenever you initiate a full-screen application and stop after you exit the application.

Activate Disable Presentation mode automatically after to define the amount of time after which Presentation mode will automatically be disabled.


If the firewall is in Interactive mode and Presentation mode is enabled, you might have trouble connecting to the internet. This can be problematic if you start a game that connects to the internet. Normally, you would be asked to confirm such an action (if no communication rules or exceptions have been defined), but user interaction is disabled in Presentation mode. The solution is to define a communication rule for every application that might be in conflict with this behavior or to use a different Filtering mode in the firewall. Keep in mind that if Presentation mode is enabled and you go to a web page or an application that might be a security risk, it may be blocked but you will not see any explanation or warning because user interaction is disabled.