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 Your security software will recognize this file as a virus and display a warning message that it handled the threat.

Although your 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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