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ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP COMPARED TO FREE TRIAL. An ACTIVATED STOPSIGN MEMBERSHIP will fully scan for various threats on your computer, including viruses, spyware and other malicious code that can affect your computer's performance. Upon completion of the...
CREATING A DESKTOP ICON To create an icon on your desktop that you can use to launch STOPSIGN THREAT SCANNER, please follow these directions. 1) Click START > PROGRAMS > EACCELERATION > STOPSIGN. Then right-click START SCAN. 2) Select SEND TO > DESKT...
HEURISTIC SEARCH - WHAT IS IT? HEURISTIC SEARCH: This is an additional detection option that will search your computer for files that share patterns similar to known viruses. Heuristic Search can stop these new variants. NOTE: Heuristic Searchin...
Install StopSign Threat Scanner NOTE: These instructions are to install ONLY the STOPSIGN THREAT SCANNER, if you need to install the entire STOPSIGN SUITE, please click the appropriate link below: INSTALL [1]STOPSIGN [2] REINSTALL [3]STOPSIGN ...
FORCING STOPSIGN TO SCAN OFF SCHEDULE STOPSIGNwill normally scan automatically - however - if you need to force STOPSIGN to begin a scan - please follow these steps: 1. Click START > PROGRAMS > EACCELERATION > STOPSIGN > START SCAN. FOR FURTHER ...
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I CLICK SCAN NOW? When you launch the STOPSIGN THREAT SCANNER - the THREAT SCANNER window will open, your STOPSIGN software will go through different steps to clean and protect your system: NOTE: If this is your first scan, it may ...
SCANNING AN INDIVIDUAL FILE OR FOLDER There are times you may wish to scan an individual file or folder. This is very simple to do, just follow the steps below: 1. LEFT CLICK the file or files to highlight (hold down the CTRL key to click and se...
SHUT DOWN ALL EACCELERATION/STOPSIGN PRODUCTS In the event you need to disable STOPSIGN temporarily - please follow these steps: NOTE - Please see the _FIREWALL INSTRUCTIONS_ at the end of these steps if you need to disable the STOPSIGN FIREWALL. 1) ...
CLICK HERE for Detailed Threat Scanner Settings [http://support.stopsign.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/13/2/threat-scanner-settings-detailed] To open the THREAT SCANNER SETTINGS dialog box choose the instruction that coincides with your oper...
To open the THREAT SCANNER SETTINGS dialog box: EITHER: Windows XP, Vista, or 7 users: Click START > PROGRAMS > EACCELERATION > STOPSIGN > THREAT SCANNER SETTINGS. OR Windows 8/8.1 users: At the Start screen type STOP (the search box will appea...
COMMON STOPSIGN SCAN RESULT MESSAGES Are the results SPYWARE COOKIES [1] or just COOKIES [2]? Though they may reappear based on your web browsing habits, STOPSIGN will remove the cookies from your system each time it scans. The cookies themselve...
UPDATING STOPSIGN THREAT SCANNER By default, the STOPSIGN THREAT SCANNER will automatically update whenever you begin a scan while connected to the internet. To ensure it is set to automatically update, follow these instructions: 1. Use the steps below...
VIEWING RECENT SCAN RESULTS IS STOPSIGN WORKING? STOPSIGN is configured to be unobtrusive. STOPSIGN will normally only display a screen when it needs you to make a decision about a possibly infected file. However, from time to time you might want to...
CLOSING SOFTWARE STATION DOESN'T STOP SCAN When you start a scan from the EACCELERATION/STOPSIGN SOFTWARE STATION, what you are really starting is the ANTIVIRUS application. To stop a scan, you will need to open the THREAT SCANNER (CLICK the THREAT S...