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Setting access control

If multiple people use your computer, you can set some permissions that provide or deny access to certain functions. These access controls also protect your computer from malware that tries to change settings in the Webroot SecureAnywhere software.

To change Access Control settings:

  1. Open the main interface.

  2. At the bottom left, click Settings.

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  3. In the Settings panel, click Access Control.

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  4. If you want to change a setting, select its checkbox to disable it (uncheck the box) or activate it (check the box). When you're done, click Save All.

    Settings are described in the table below.

Access Control settings

Enable Password Protection

Requires that users enter a password for any configuration changes or critical actions.

Allow users to scan without a password

Allows any user to scan the system, even if password protection is enabled.

Allow users to remove threats without a password

Allows any user to remove threats, even if password protection is enabled.

Require the completion of a CAPTCHA when changing critical features

Opens a CAPTCHA dialog that requires you to read distorted text on the screen and enter the text in a field before performing any critical actions. These actions include changing shields, importing configuration settings, uninstalling the program, and shutting down the agent.

Require the completion of a CAPTCHA when changing configuration

Opens a CAPTCHA dialog that requires you to read distorted text on the screen and enter the text in a field before performing any configuration changes.

Remember CAPTCHA completion until the window is closed

Allows you to complete configuration changes and critical functions without re-entering a CAPTCHA test again. Webroot SecureAnywhere will remember your last CAPTCHA until you close the main interface.

Allow non-administrative users to modify configuration options

Enables you to modify configuration options, whether you are logged in as an administrative user or not.

Allow uninstallation by non-administrative users

Enables you to uninstall the program, whether you are logged in as an administrative user or not.

Allow access to antimalware tools by non-administrative users

Enables you to access the Antimalware Tools (under Quarantine), whether you are logged in as an administrative user or not.

Allow access to advanced features by non-administrative users

Enables you to access the advanced features, whether you are logged in as an administrative user or not. Advanced features include all options in the Settings panels and the Antimalware tools under Quarantine.

Enable enhanced customer support

Provides configuration and debug data to Webroot Support when you initiate a support request. This feature allows Support to quickly diagnose and repair the issue.



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