Setting General Preferences

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You can change the behavior of the program in General Preferences, using this procedure.

To change general preferences:

  1. From the dock, click the Webroot icon.

    The main interface displays.

  2. Click the Advanced Settings button.

    The Advanced Settings window displays.

  3. In the left column, select General.

  4. The General settings display.

  5. Do one of the following:
    • To activate a setting, select the checkbox.
    • To deactivate a setting, deselect the checkbox. 
    Automatically download and apply updates Downloads product updates automatically without alerting you.
    Reduce resource use when intensive applications or games are detected Suppresses SecureAnywhere functions while you are gaming, watching videos, or using other intensive applications.
    Allow Webroot SecureAnywhere to be shut down manually Displays a Shutdown command in the system tray menu. If you deselect this option, the Shutdown command is removed from the menu.
    Fade out warning messages automatically Closes warning dialogs in the system tray after a few seconds. If you disable this option, you must manually click on a message to close it.
    Save disk space by saving fewer details in log files Saves disk resources by saving only the last four log items.
    Hide the Webroot license keycode on screen Blocks your license keycode from displaying on the My Account panel
  6. When you're done, click Close.
    • To return to the recommended settings, click Reset General Settings.
    • To return to the recommended settings for all settings, click Reset All.