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Ready Reference of many StopSign Feature/Settings
Posted by _Liz G., Last modified by George M. on 19 April 2017 10:49 PM

Ready Reference of many StopSign Feature/Settings:

ON ACCESS SCANNER             

General Tab: One Click Settings to enable or disable On Access features including:

Scan Archives: Selecting this scans inside archived and zip files.

Launch at Windows Startup: Selecting this will launch the On Access scan at the start of your system, this may add some time to the startup process.

Prompt when blocking cookies: Selecting this will display a message when a cookie is being blocked.

Exclude Folders Tab: This is where you can exclude folders from being watched by the On Access Scan.

Exclude Extentions Tab: This is where you can exclude extensions from being watched by the On Access Scan.


Popup Blocker Options:

Automatic Mode will block popups from websites listed on the BLOCKED POPUPS list.

If StopSign is blocking a popup that you are trying to open, hold down the Control (Ctrl) key and then try again to open the popup.

Automatic Mode will block all popups from all websites.

Disable Net Send (Windows Messenger) pop up messages. - Disables network administrator driven pop-up messages without using the Windows Administrative Tools.

Customization: Users may also choose to add or remove URLs (websites) from the Blocked Popup List, The Allowed Popup List and the Safe Websites List.


Scan Inside Archives: Selecting this scans inside archived and zip files.

Scan Inside eMail Databases: Allows the Threat Scanner to scan items inside email databases on your system.

Scanner Scheduling Allows users to set scanner to scan at a particular time on a recurring basis.

Detection Options Allows users to focus scanner to search for viruses only, spyware and adware only or all threats.

General Tab Settings:

Action Options: User is allowed to set scanner to automatically delete or quarantine threats by type (Spyware, Adware, Cookies, Suspicious Files.)

Scanner Speed Allows the user to speed up or slow down the scanner, the faster the scanner is set to run, the more affect it will have on the operation of your system. It is recommended to run the scanner at a slower setting if you plan to continue using your computer while a scan is being run.

Scan Results Allows the user to choose how and when scan results are displayed: Always, Weekly, Only when a Threat is found, Never. Also allows for archiving of scan results (allows the user or tech support to see multiple scan results if needed.)

Custom Cure Tab

This tab allows the user to set their Software Station to either automatically contact the technical support team or be prompted for action in the event the Scanner finds a threat that is not automatically cured by the normal threat scanning process.


CONFIGURATION ASSISTANT: Is a walk through tool that will step by step allow the user to configure their Firewall to meet their needs.

UNBLOCK A PROGRAM: Allows a user to grant access to a program that needs an internet interface to function.

BLOCK A WEBSITE: Allows you to customize your firewall to block websites from being accessed via your computer.

PASSWORD PROTECT FIREWALL: Protect your customized firewall settings by enabling password protection.

For further assistance -




Additional user information may be found via the StopSign KNOWLEDGE BASE.



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