Controlling Active Processes

Using Control Active Processes, advanced users can adjust the threat-detection settings for all programs and processes running on your computer. It also includes a function for terminating any untrusted processes, which might be necessary if a regular scan did not remove all traces of a malware program.

To control an active process:

  1. From the system tray, double-click the Webroot icon.

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The main interface displays.

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  1. Click the Utilities gear icon.

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  1. Click the System Control tab.
  2. Under Control Active Processes, click the Start button.

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A new panel displays, listing all active processes on your system.

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  1. For each process, select one of the following radio buttons:
  1. Do either of the following:
 
Note: Do not click the Stop Untrusted Processes button unless you understand the implications or have been told to do so by Webroot Technical Support.

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