Disabling or enabling your Trend Micro Security software

This article shows you how to turn on or off your Trend Micro program. Below are some of the reasons why you may need to temporarily disable it:

  • To analyze issues you encounter on your computer
  • To install a hardware device
  • To verify if Trend Micro program is causing the issue on your computer

For instructions on how to disable or enable your Trend Micro program, do the following depending on your operating system:


For Windows™ PC

Disabling Trend Micro Security on a Windows PC
Enabling Trend Micro Security on a Windows PC



For Apple® Macintosh®

Disabling Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac
Enabling Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac
Applies To: Antivirus for Mac - 2015, Antivirus for Mac - 2016, Antivirus for Mac - 2017;Antivirus for Mac - 2018;Antivirus+ Security - 2015;2016;2017;2018;Internet Security - 2015;Internet Security - 2016;Internet Security - 2017;Internet Security - 2018;Maximum Security - 2015;Maximum Security - 2016;Maximum Security - 2017;Maximum Security - 2018;Premium Security - 2015;Premium Security - 2016;Premium Security - 2017;Premium Security - 2018;

Last Updated: Oct. 13, 2017 12:57 AM (PST)
Solution ID: 1058376