The main console of your Antivirus for Mac
This article gives you information about the main console of your Antivirus for Mac.
The main console will appear when you open your Trend Micro program. It displays the overall status of your protection.
The main console has organized its feature tabs into convenient categories.
Select a feature below to know more about them:
Access the overview of the program.
|Detect Web Threats||Antivirus is automatically configured to protect you from Web threats.
|Real-Time Scanning||Antivirus scans your Mac’s memory in real time, so that you’re always protected from any files downloaded onto your computer. Unwanted files are blocked before they touch your hard drive.|
|Update Now||Click Update Now to manually begin an update process. You might wish to do a manual update before you execute a manual scan.|
|Scan Now||Click Scan Now to execute a Smart Scan on your computer. Smart Scan scans those parts of your computer where malware typically lurks.|
Manage settings of your web protection.
|Privacy Scanner||Scan your privacy settings in Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and LinkedIn and reset them, to help protect you against identity theft which is always present when you are sharing too much information on your social networks. On the Mac, the Privacy Scanner is available in the Trend Micro Toolbar for Chrome and Firefox.|
|Web Threat Protection||Protects you against fraud, malicious software embedded in websites, and other security threats found on the internet.|
|Website Filter||Helps limit and monitor your kids' Internet access. It also allows you to block inappropriate websites or manage your children's online activities.|
Configure the scan settings of your Antivirus for Mac.
|Scan Options||You can select the type of scan you wish to do:
|Scan Preferences||You can configure the scan settings of your Antivirus for Mac. For instructions, you can refer to this Knowledge Base article: Configuring the Scan Settings of your Antivirus for Mac.|
Manage settings of your Folder Shield.
To know more about your Folder Shield, you can refer to this Knowledge Base article:
Using the Folder Shield feature of Antivirus for Mac.
View logs generated by your Antivirus for Mac.
This tab will let you view the following log types:
- Scan Results
- Unsafe Websites Found
- Websites Filtered
- Updates Received
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