Protecting Against Viruses and Spyware - Part II

Enable your protection against viruses and spyware

  1. On the security software console window, click the Settings button.
  2. Click Viruses & Spyware.
  3. Mark the Scan for threats when opening, saving, or downloading files  checkbox.
  4. Also mark the Display a warning upon finding viruses or spyware  checkbox.
  5. Click OK. Warning messages will appear on your desktop when necessary.
     

Verify that your protection works

Visit http://www.eicar.org/download/eicar.com.txt. Your Trend Micro™ security software will recognize this file as a virus and display a warning message that it handled the threat.

Although your Trend Micro™ security software recognizes this file as a virus, it actually poses no threat to your computer and can be used safely for testing purposes.

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