Changing System Control Settings

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The Active Processes feature allows you to adjust the threat-detection settings for all programs and processes running on your Mac.

To change system control settings:

  1. From the dock, click the Webroot icon. 

    The main interface displays.

  2. Click the Utilities gear icon.

    The Utilities panel displays with the System Control tab active.

    Note: You can also access the Active Processes menu by clicking Utilities on the Menu bar and selecting System Control from the drop-down menu.
  3. For each process, you can select or deselect the checkbox for any of the following:
    • Allow — Allows the process to run on your system.
    • Monitor — Watches the process and opens an alert on suspicious activity.
    • Block — Stops the process from running on your system.
      Note: Do not block a process unless you have been advised to do so by Webroot Support. 
  4. Optionally, you can click the Kill Untrusted Processes button.
  5. When you're done, click the Back Arrow to return to the main panel, or click the Close button.