Computer protection

Click Computer Protection from the Setup window to see an overview of all protection modules. To turn off individual modules temporarily, click MODULE_ENABLED. Note that this may decrease the protection level of your computer. Click GEAR next to a protection module to access advanced settings for that module.

Click GEAR > Edit exclusions next to Real-time file system protection to open the Exclusion setup window, which allows you to exclude files and folders from scanning.


Pause Antivirus and antispyware protection – Disables all antivirus and antispyware protection modules. When you disable protection a window will open where you can determine how long protection is disabled using the Time interval drop-down menu. Click Apply to confirm.