Real-time scanning options define what McAfee looks for during a real-time scan, as well as the locations and file types it scans. Options include scanning for unknown viruses and tracking cookies, and buffer overflow protection.
You can set up real-time scanning to check network drives and scan for viruses by identifying threat patterns. You can even connect to McAfee's online community to incorporate the most current information on potentially unwanted programs and emerging threats.
|1||Open the Real-Time Scanning settings page.|
|2||Under File Types, specify the file types you want to scan each time they are accessed.|
Under Locations, specify the locations you want to scan each time they are accessed.
Under Threats, specify the threat types you want to scan for in files each time the files are accessed.
|5||Under Extended Protection, specify the additional protection options you would like to include in real-time scanning.|
Click Apply to save your settings.