How do I set 'On Access Scanning'?
On-access scanning is your main method of protection against viruses and other threats to your PC.
Whenever you copy, move, or open a file, Sophos Anti-Virus scans the file and grants access to it
only if it does not pose a threat to your computer or has been authorized for use.
Using VCU Best Practices, follow the steps below to enable Sophos On-Access Scanning for PUAs.
|Step 1 - Right click mouse on the blue shield located at the bottom right corner on the Windows Taskbar. Click on [Open Sophos Endpoint Security and Control] to open Sophos.||
|Step 2 - click on [Configure anti-virus and HIPS].|
Step 3 - Click on Scanning tab make sure check is there for [Enable On-access scanning for this computer].
Also place checks for the following:
Step 4 - Go to the [Exclusions] tab.
Step 5 - Click on the [Cleanup] tab.
Check "Deny access only"
Step 6 - Click [OK].
This article was updated: 07/9/2013