The main console of your Trend Micro Security software
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- Last Updated:Sep. 26, 2018 5:22 AM (PST)
- Applies to:Antivirus+ Security - 2016;2017;2018;2019;Internet Security - 2016;Internet Security - 2017;Internet Security - 2018;Internet Security - 2019;Maximum Security - 2016;Maximum Security - 2017;Maximum Security - 2018;Maximum Security - 2019;Premium Security - 2016;Premium Security - 2017;Premium Security - 2018;Premium Security - 2019;
- The Main Console | Trend Micro Security
This article gives you information about the main console of your Trend Micro Security software and its features.
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:
Some features are unavailable to other Trend Micro Security software products.
For more details about each feature available for each product, refer to this Knowledge Base article:
Trend Micro Security software feature comparison
Customizes the security of your computer.
|Security Settings||Allows you to configure the overall virus and spyware settings of your program.|
|PC Health Checkup||Fix security vulnerabilities, reduce computer startup time, regain disk space and clean privacy data.|
|Mute Mode||Temporarily stops non-critical notifications while you are doing an important task.|
|Protect Another Device||Extends the protection to another computer or device.|
Helps you maintain the privacy of your files and your online identity.
|Privacy Scanner||Checks the settings of your Facebook, Google +, LinkedIn, Twitter accounts, Internet Explorer, Mozilla FireFox and Google Chrome browsers for privacy risks.|
|Social Networking Protection||Checks the links and and search results on social networking sites for security risks.|
|Pay Guard||Protects financial transactions while shopping or banking online using your default browser.|
|Data Theft Prevention||Prevents sensitive personal information (such as credit card numbers) from being sent to the Internet by accident.|
Share and delete information securely.
|Folder Shield||Secures folders to prevent being encrypted and modified.|
|Secure Erase||Allows you to permanently delete files from your computer. Files deleted by Secure Erase cannot be recovered.|
|Password Manager||Allows you to manage all your website login IDs (user names and passwords) in one secure location, so you only need to remember one master password.
* Available only in select versions of Trend Micro Security
|Cloud Storage Scanner||Scans Microsoft OneDrive files to keep them safe.|
|Vault||Allows you to store and secure your sensitive files by blocking casual access to the Vault. It also lets you seal the vault if you lose your computer.|
This tab helps limit and monitor your kids' Internet access. It also allows you to block inappropriate websites or open specific programs in your computer.
For instructions on using the Parental Control feature, follow the steps on this Knowledge Base article:
Using the Parental Controls feature of Trend Micro Security software.
You can also perform other tasks such as running a scan, adjust the settings or view the Security Report. You can refer to these Knowledge Base articles for instructions: