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How to enable and configure Web Protection

The web is the number one source of malware and the threats which get more varied and sophisticated every day. The Web Protection feature allows blocking the latest web threats and keep you safe from malicious sites. It implies an Internet filter and parental control for your computer.

To set and configure the Web Protection feature, proceed through the steps listed below:

1. On the left menu, click Web Protection. The Web Protection screen opens.

2. Click the slider next to Web Protection to enable Web Protection. At a time, the Anti-Phishing feature is enabled as well.

By clicking the slider, you activate the Ad-Aware Browsing Protection to be protected from phishing and malware.

Alternatively, on the Home screen, click the slider next to Web Protection to enable the feature.

If Ad-Aware has detected any incompatible software, you need to install additional components to enable Web Protection. For the purpose, click the slider and then continue installing additional components.

To enable the Parental Control feature, click the slider next to Parental Control.

You can disable the Anti-Phishing feature or the Parental Control feature separately. With that, the Web Protection feature remains enabled.

Applies to: Ad-Aware 11

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