Viewing Security Agent Icons in the Windows System Tray

The following table describes the Security Agent icons that display in the Windows system tray.



Status is normal

(Animated) A Manual Scan or Scheduled Scan is running. The Security Agent is using Conventional Scan or Smart Scan.

The Security Agent is performing an update.

Action is necessary:

  • Real-time Scan is disabled

  • Restart required in order to fully clean malware

  • Restart required due to an updated engine

  • Restart required in order to restore files encrypted by ransomware

  • Update is necessary


    Open the Security Agent console to see what action is required.

  • Restart required to apply Data Loss Prevent or Device Control settings

  • Chrome restart required to apply HTTPS Web Threat Protection settings