Customizing Auto-Protect for Windows clients
You might want to customize Auto-Protect settings for Windows clients.
See Customizing the virus and spyware scans that run on Windows computers.
See Managing scans on client computers.
To configure Auto-Protect for Windows clients
In the console, open a Virus and Spyware Protection policy.
Under Windows Settings, under Protection Technology, click .
On the Scan Details tab, check or uncheck .
If you disable Auto-Protect, Download Insight cannot function even if it is enabled.
Under Scanning, under File types, click one of the following options:
This is the default and most secure option.
You can improve scan performance by selecting this option, however, you might decrease the protection on your computer.
Under Additional options, check or uncheck and .
Click to change options for actions that trigger Auto-Protect scans and how Auto-Protect handles scans of floppy disks.
Under Network Settings, check or uncheck to enable or disable Auto-Protect scans of network files.
By default, Auto-Protect scans files on remote computers only when the files are executed.
You might want to disable network scanning to improve scan and computer performance.
When file scans on remote computers is enabled, click to modify network scanning options.
In the Network Settings dialog box, do any of the following actions:
On the Actions tab, set any of the options.
See Changing the action that Symantec Endpoint Protection takes when it makes a detection.
You can also set remediation options for Auto-Protect.
On the Notifications tab, set any of the notification options.
See Managing the virus and spyware notifications that appear on client computers.
On the Advanced tab, set any of the following options:
Under Additional Options, click or .
Configure the file cache or Risk Tracer settings, and then click .
If you are finished with the configuration for this policy, click .