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Administration Guide

Antivirus options

  1. Go to Settings, and expand the Antivirus Options section.

  2. Configure the following settings, and click Save:

    Grayware options

    Grayware is an umbrella term applied to a wide range of malicious applications such as spyware, adware, and key loggers that are often secretly installed on a user's computer to track and/or report certain information back to an external source without the user's permission or knowledge.

    Adware

    Select to enable adware detection and quarantine during the AV scan.

    Riskware

    Select to enable riskware detection and quarantine during the AV scan.

    Scan removable media on insertion

    Select to scan removable media when it is inserted.

    Alert when viruses are detected

    Select to have FortiClient provide a notification alert when a threat is detected on your personal computer. When Alert when viruses are detected under Antivirus Options is not selected, you will not receive the virus alert dialog box when attempting to download a virus in a web browser.

    Pause background scanning on battery power

    Select to pause background scanning when your computer is operating on battery power.

    Enable FortiGuard Analytics

    Select to automatically send suspicious files to the FortiGuard Network for analysis.

Antivirus options

  1. Go to Settings, and expand the Antivirus Options section.

  2. Configure the following settings, and click Save:

    Grayware options

    Grayware is an umbrella term applied to a wide range of malicious applications such as spyware, adware, and key loggers that are often secretly installed on a user's computer to track and/or report certain information back to an external source without the user's permission or knowledge.

    Adware

    Select to enable adware detection and quarantine during the AV scan.

    Riskware

    Select to enable riskware detection and quarantine during the AV scan.

    Scan removable media on insertion

    Select to scan removable media when it is inserted.

    Alert when viruses are detected

    Select to have FortiClient provide a notification alert when a threat is detected on your personal computer. When Alert when viruses are detected under Antivirus Options is not selected, you will not receive the virus alert dialog box when attempting to download a virus in a web browser.

    Pause background scanning on battery power

    Select to pause background scanning when your computer is operating on battery power.

    Enable FortiGuard Analytics

    Select to automatically send suspicious files to the FortiGuard Network for analysis.