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Norton 360™ Online AutoProtect is constantly running to guard against viruses, Trojan horses, worms, and other malicious threats. It checks programs for viruses when programs run and monitors your computer and removable media for any activity that might indicate the presence of a virus, and alerts you whenever it detects any suspicious activity.There may be times when you are running a program, or doing some work which triggers Auto-Protect, giving you false warnings. If want to avoid the warning, you can turn off Auto-Protect.
To change Norton 360™ Online AutoProtect settings:
The Norton 360 icon is available in the notification area at the far right of the taskbar. Right-click the Norton 360 icon to access specific Norton 360 activities. Depending on the current activities, options will be included.
Use the option Enable/Disable Antivirus Auto-Protect to turn on or turn off Antivirus Auto-Protect.