You can configure protection of Dr.Web itself from unauthorized modification by malicious programs that target anti-viruses or from accidental damage.
In this section:
To open Self-Protection settings
1.Open Dr.Web , then select .
2.Make sure Dr.Web operates in (the lock at the bottom of the program window is open ). Otherwise, click the lock .
3.At the top of the program window, click .
4.A product main settings window opens. Select at the left of the window.
Figure 35. Dr.Web self-protection parameters
The option allows you to protect Dr.Web files and processes from unauthorized access. Self-Protection is enabled by default. It is not recommended disabling Self-Protection.
The option allows you to prevent any changes in Dr.Web settings made by third-party software, including execution of scripts that emulate the mouse and the keyboard functioning in Dr.Web windows (for example, scripts to make changes in Dr.Web settings, license removal and other actions aimed at changing Dr.Web operation).
The option allows you to use such screen readers as, for example, JAWS and NVDA for reading loud the information on Dr.Web interface elements. This option makes Dr.Web interface accessible for disabled people.
Some malicious programs intentionally change system data and time. In this case virus databases are not updated as scheduled, license can be marked as expired, and protection components will be disabled.
The option allows you to prevent manual and automatic changes of the system date and time as well as of the time zone. This restriction is set for all system users. The option can improve performance of the implemented in Parental Control. If internet or computer usage limits are set in Parental Control, this option is automatically enabled. You can configure to be informed on an attempt to change the system time.