Your browser is obsolete!

The page may not load correctly.

The rules of ”basic hygiene”

Правила гигиены

Other issues in this category (67)
  • add to favourites
    Add to Bookmarks

Toggle everything on!

Read: 983 Comments: 12 Rating: 16

In their comments and support requests, users often ask why they can't disable Dr.Web components so that they won't be re-enabled automatically after a system restart. And, finally, we have received a support query that demonstrates why Dr.Web anti-viruses always have their components switched on whenever a system is rebooted.

Please tell me whether there’s a way to have Parental Control start up automatically after a system restart?

Like when adults have been using the computer with the Parental Control disabled and powered off the machine, and then the PC is turned on again (the next day or whenever) and Dr.Web starts up automatically with the Parental Control switched on.

I ask this question because I'm always forgetting to toggle on the Parental Control.

By default, the system hides the anti-virus icon in the tray, and the tray can get hidden, too. As a result, the user may fail to notice that the previously disabled anti-virus is not running.

If an attacker disabled the anti-virus, the situation will become critical: restarting the system won't save the computer from the attack because the anti-virus won't be toggled on at startup and won't be able to expose and neutralise malware.

#Parental_Control #Dr.Web_settings

Dr.Web recommends

We recommend that you create individual accounts for each family member who uses the computer and configure Parental Control permissions separately for every account. And, of course, the parents' accounts should be protected with strong passwords to prevent children from logging in under their parents’ accounts and removing the restrictions.

Rate this issue and receive Dr.Weblings! (1 vote = 1 Dr.Webling)

Sign in and get 10 Dr.Weblings for sharing the link to this issue via social media.

[Twitter]

Unfortunately, due to Facebook's technical limitations, Dr.Weblings cannot be awarded. However, you can share this link with your friends for free.

Tell us what you think

Leave your comment on the day of publication and get 10 Dr.Weblings, or get 1 Dr.Webling for a comment posted any other day. Comments are published automatically and are reviewed by a moderator. Rules for leaving comments about Doctor Web news items.

To leave a comment, you need to log in under your Doctor Web site account. If you don't have an account yet, you can create one.

Comments