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Turn on / off On-access scanning (real-time protection)

Upgrades are being made to our Internet Security Services. Learn how to Download and install Internet Security Services to get the most current version.

On-access scanning is turned on by default.


To turn off On-access scanning (real-time protection):

  1. Open the Internet Security Services window.
  2. Click on the Protection icon. The Protection screen appears.


  3. Click on the Anti-virus icon. The Anti-virus screen appears.


  4. In the On-access scanning section, click the checkmark to turn off On-access scanning.

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  5. Select the length of time to disable On-access scanning.


  6. Click OK. A warning box appears.



To turn on On-access scanning (real-time protection):