Customizing Download Insight settings
You might want to customize Download Insight settings to decrease false positive detections on client computers. You can change how sensitive Download Insight is to the file reputation data that it uses to characterize malicious files. You can also change the notifications that Download Insight displays on client computers when it makes a detection.
See Customizing the virus and spyware scans that run on Windows computers
See Managing Download Insight detections
To customize Download Insight settings
In the console, open a Virus and Spyware Protection policy and select .
On the Download Insight tab, make sure that is checked.
If Auto-Protect is disabled, Download Insight cannot function even if it is enabled.
Move the slider for malicious file sensitivity to the appropriate level.
If you set the level higher, Download Insight detects more files as malicious and fewer files as unproven. Higher settings, however, return more false positives.
Check or uncheck the following options to use as additional criteria for examining unproven files:
When unproven files meet this criteria, Download Insight detects the files as malicious.
Make sure that is checked.
On the Actions tab, under Malicious Files, specify a first action and a second action.
Under Unproven Files, specify the action.
On the Notifications tab, you can specify whether or not to display a message on client computers when Download Insight makes a detection.
You can also customize the text of a warning message that appears when a user allows a file that Download Insight detects.