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How to Enable Real-Time Protection

Real-Time Protection runs in the background of your computer and scans any file that you have downloaded, used, or opened. Real-Time Protection checks for virus-like behavior and will stop any suspicious activities, notifying you and stopping any files or malicious processes that could be harmful to your computer.

As an upgraded user, you will have access to our Real-Time Protection feature.

To set up Real-Time Protection follow these instructions:

Open PCProtect

  • Open the PCProtect application on your Windows device
  • Click the PCProtect icon on the left-hand side.
  • Enable Real-Time-Protection

  • Click Real-Time Protection
  • Check if the toggle is set to Protection Enabled
  • When you first install PCProtect on Mac, you will need to set up Real-Time Protection. We have made this as simple as possible. To enable Real-Time Protection follow these instructions:


    Open PCProtect

    Open the PCProtect Application

  • Click Dashboard
  • Click Enable
  • Click Install
  • Open System Preferences
  • Allow Permissions

  • Click Open Security Preferences
  • Click the Lock Icon
  • Enter your Mac's Password
  • Click Unlock
  • Click Allow
  • Enable Real-Time Protection

    Go to the PCProtect Application

  • Click Next > Open System Preferences
  • Click PCProtect Real-Time Protection 5 - (you may need to scroll down to find the entry)
  • Click Complete Setup
  • Real-Time Protection runs in the background of your Android device and will scan any new activity on your device. You will then be notified if a file or app is harmful or malicious.

    To turn on Real-Time Protection follow these instructions:

    • Open the PCProtect application

    • Tap the Real-Time Protection shield icon

    • Tap the Enable Real-Time toggle

    You will now have Real-Time Protection enabled.

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