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How to enable and configure Real-Time Protection

The Real-Time Protection feature provides an automatic protection which monitors computer systems for suspicious activity such as malicious objects in real-time. While you are working with files, the Real-Time Protection is on in the background without causing noticeable strain to your computer system.

If Real-Time Protection is turned on, ensure that you do not run another real-time protection software. If there is another real-time software running, the two programs running together may adversely affect your system performance.

If Ad-Aware has detected any incompatible software, you need to install additional components to enable Real-Time Protection. For the purpose, click the slider and then continue installing additional components.

To set and configure the Real-Time Protection feature, proceed through the steps listed below:

1. On the left menu, click Real-Time Protection. The Real-Time Protection screen opens.

2. Click the slider next to Real-Time Protection to enable Real-Time Protection. At a time, the Scan local files and Scan network files features are enabled as well.

Alternatively, on the Home screen, click the slider next to Real-Time Protection to enable the feature.

You can disable the Scan local files feature or the Scan network files feature separately by clicking a corresponding slider. With that, the Real-Time Protection feature remains enabled.

If a local or network file is detected as a suspicious one, that file is added to Quarantine.

Applies to: Ad-Aware 11

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