Webroot Shields Setting monitors your activity when you are surfing on the web and also if you working on your PC. It runs in the background and secures your computer from malware and viruses. Webroot has preconfigured the shields for your computer settings. If you want to view the shield status, then you have to click on PC Security and the Shields tab. A green button will show you the shield is on. If you want to disable a shield then you have to click on the green button. But it recommended that you always keep your Shield setting enabled for the protection purpose. When it recognizes the threat, it gives you the alert notification; you can allow or block it. This Shield setting protects you from drive by download in which unwanted programs download and install malware in your device. You can enjoy this Shield setting by installing Webroot on your device through www.webroot.com/safe. In this blog, you will read how to change the Webroot Shield Setting.
The Real time shield blocks the known threats which are listed in Webroot’s threat definitions, before it causes damage to your computer or steals your personal information. To change shield settings, first you have to open the main interface. Then, on the bottom left hand side of the screen, you have to click on Settings option. Now, from the Settings dialog box, you have to click on Real time Shield. If you want to disable it, uncheck the box but if you want to activate the setting, check the box. At the end, click on the Save All button.
Settings in Real Time Settings are Enable Predictive Offline Protection from the central Webroot database, Remember actions on blocked files, automatically quarantine previously blocked files, Automatically block files when detected on execution, Scan files when written or modified and Block threats automatically if no user is logged in.
Change Behavior Shield Setting:
This Shield Setting analyzes the processes and application running on your computer. To change the setting, first you have to open the main interface and then click on Settings options. Now from the Settings dialog, you have to click on Behavior Shield. To disable this setting, you have to uncheck the box or if you want to activate it just check the box. At last, just click on the Save All button.
The settings in Behavior Shield Option are Assess the intent of new programs before allowing them to execute, Enable advanced behavior interpretation to identify complex threats, Track the behavior of untrusted programs for advanced threat removal, Automatically perform the recommended action instead of showing warning messages, and Warn if untrusted programs attempt low-level system modifications when offline. See webroot.com/safe
Change Core System Shield Setting:
This Setting monitors the PC structures and ensures malware has not tampered with them. For this, first you have to open the main interface and just click on Settings option. Now from the Settings dialog, you have to click on Core System Shield. To disable it, just uncheck the box or to activate it you have to check the box. At last, just click on the Save All button.
The settings in Core System Shield are Assess system modifications before they are allowed to take place, Detect and repair broken system components, prevent untrusted program from modifying kernel memory, prevent untrusted programs from modifying system processes, Verify the integrity of the LSP chain and other system structures and Prevent any program from modifying the HOSTS file.
Change Web Threat Shield Setting:
It protects your system when you surf the web. To change shield settings, you have to open the main interface and then click on Settings option. Now in the Settings dialog, you have to click Web Threat Shield. To disable it, you have to uncheck the box or if you want to activate it you have to check the box. Finally, click on Save All button.
The Settings in Web Threat Shield Analyze search engine results and identify malicious website before visitation, Enable deep content analysis Analyzes all data traffic on your computer as you visit websites, Look for malware on websites before visitation and Look for exploits in website content before visitation.
If you want more information, just visit to the site of Webroot antivirus via webroot.com/safe.