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We’re having a problem installing some software and the dimwit at the help desk wants us to interrogate the Windows Ransomware app though she knows we have Webroot. We’re being denied access with something along the lines of “Your IT department has blocked access to this app...” which is silly because there is no IT department here and both of us have administrator privileges for this computer. I was wondering if this is really Webroot taking charge of security. The Webroot report shows no suspicious activity in the past two years. Is there any value to pursuing this problem further or can we rely on Webroot’s report wrt “ransomware”?
Pretty stupid question since it says subscription is “active” on my panel, but I’m still kind of paranoid, getting somewhat mixed answers online, and I can’t seem to find the same question on this site. And I literally just made an account to post this question. But anyway, does it automatically renew? It says “active” near where it says subscription and I want to make sure.
This is on WSA-Complete, iMac 2017, OS Monterey 12.1. A WSA tech installed WSDaemon (the name itself makes me nervous) when I had a problem when using OS 11(.5, I think). (The problem was: on startup, “out of the blue” - after a long time with no issues - WSA surprisingly needed my Key, once given it it could not begin a Complete Scan.) The tech needed complete access to my computer on-line (a requirement itself that makes me very very nervous); he installed this “demon app” with Full Access, and it did solve the problem at the time.After a few days, I was troubled enough with this app that I stopped its Full Disk Access to see what would happen. Stopping it made no difference: WSA scanned fully without “Full Disk Access” - no problems, for several weeks, still with OS 11(.5, I think).Then, this Need-for-Key--Key accepted, followed by Failure-to-begin-FullScan issue returned. I decided to try an update to OS 12 to see if WSA could run by itself (without Full Disk Access for WSDaem
My website got hacked about 10 days ago. I thought it had been totally fixed (restored from backups), but apparently there were remnants of the infection that were on the backup. So, Webroot (and one other) detection was triggered when I used the VirusTotal website. Now, the infection has been completely removed, but despite doing a fresh scan on VirusTotal, Webroot is still showing the site as being malicious. How do I get Webroot to take another look at the site?The url is https://amherstburghomehealth.ca (a health care facility in Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada) This is my first post on Webroot, so please forgive me if I chose the wrong subforum. Thank you.
When we send out emails to our staff from Webroot, the emails may contain a link to a training course. Is there any way to make those ugly long links to awareness training courses, less ugly and long? All the best practices tell users to hover over a link before clicking it to see where the link goes. All of our SAT course materials have long hyperlinks that could easily be mistaken for a phishing attempt. I am not sure what the best solution is on your end. For now we just have to tell our staff to ignore all those safety training courses that tell you not to click weird looking links, and trust that this one link is actually a good link. I hate this approach, as it undercuts everything we have been trying to teach these people!
As I begin setting up my email templates for security awareness training, I would like to include both the webroots logo and our company logo. Is there a good place to pull webroots logos from to put in these emails? Do I have to host the images myself, or can I just link to the place that webroot hosts their image? I would like to use a webroot logo that also has “Security Awareness Training” in the image.What approach do you all take to make your invite emails from Webroots look less like the types of emails we are asking our employees to ignore?
My dad has Webroot on his PC, but he decided he no longer wanted it. He uninstalled it, but continued to get popups about the software.He has also tried:Removing the software from his registry files based on instructions from a forum post Removing other traces of the software manually from his computer Getting help from Geeksquad who tried helping for 3+ hours to no avail This morning, not only is Webroot not yet gone, it ran a scan on his computer.Could someone point me to a thorough uninstallation guide to remove every trace of the program? Or is there an easier way to do it in one shot?
I cannot log in to Webroot. I have had this problem for years now. I have tried changing my security code, my password and everything else I can think of, but Webroot still says my info is incorrect. What is wrong with thieir system that they cannot update my changes to be effective the next time I use them. It makes me so cross that they are so inefficient. As for trying to use LastPass password manager, that is another disaster. Can anybody suggest how to get Webroot to accept my new Security code and password, before I put my fist through my computer screen.Thanks, any ideas will be welcome.
Hello, I no longer require the extra features or devices of Webroot Internet Security and am looking to downgrade to the lower cost Webroot Antivirus. Do I simply purchase Webroot AV and input the key on my current Webroot Internet Security install? Will it require uninstalling and reinstalling the product? Thanks!
When I cold boot my Win 10 system, I note a new desktop shortcut for “Webroot” - whose link is to open a file “C:\Programs\ShellExtension.dll. Every time - despite my deleting the shortcut before shutting down. What’s worse, as part of the bootup process, I always get a pop up box “ How do you want to open this file? Internet Shortcut ShellExtension.dll .”How do I prevent the shortcut creation and the bootup message? Many thanks. Peter
Hello,I just created a Webroot account, and message board account just to post this question.Today (December 12, 2021) I renewed my Webroot Secure Anywhere Antivirus coverage via a digital download activation key. (3 computers, 2 years).The 3 computers now have the new, extended coverage, however, the Webroot secure anywhere solution agreement pop up keeps popping up even though I keep pressing the ‘agree’ button. Once, I noticed it popped up 3 times in about 5 minutes. I never had this issue when I was on the previous activation key.It’s Webroot Secure Anywhere CE 21.4 and its software version 18.104.22.168 “latest version I read another similar question posted here, from November 2020, but Webroot didn’t answer, the author of the original question posted that Webroot recommended they uninstall, then reinstall Webroot, which is very inconvenient for me to do with all 3 computers.Part of the reason why I decided to ‘register’ the key and create a webroot account was in the hopes it might
I'm trying to change settings in the Desktop access control menu. I know the password for my webroot account on the web, but I can't make changes within the Desktop application itself using that same password. I would like to be able to reset the Desktop App password. I have tried using the app Advanced settings (Access Control) to Reset to Default but it stops me right there by asking for my password, which I don’t have.Can someone help me with this please?
2 days ago BF2042 updated and in the process updated East Anti Cheat (EAC) which is what SecureEverywhere is blocking. Everyone that is using this AV can no longer launch the game. The EXACT thing happened when they updated Back4Blood and updated EAC in the process. Webroot pushed a patch that fixed it. I have sent a support ticket to Webroot but have heard nothing. Oh, BYW, when you completely uninstall SecureAnywhere, the game runs fine.
So we recently partnered with Atera who provides webroot 1click installs on PCs, but Webroot installs on Mac machines is VERY problematic. We have different versions throughout the organization and NONE of them are working properly. I have a handful of 11.6 Mac OS, some 12.1 and am using the latest version provided by Webroot (22.214.171.124/WSAMAC.dmg) yet they all fail at the same place. The user doesn’t get to provide full disk access during the initial install. We circle back and grant the full disk access but the Mac endpoints are not showing up in my webroot console. All of my PCs are in there without any problems. I have tried that version on 11.6 Mac OS and 12.1 today. They both *seem* to install, but none of them actually check-in properly. These are in different locations so I know it isn’t a FW blocking a port or something to that effect. I really need some help as we are on a deadline and have to choose between Webroot and BitDefender by Friday. Some help would be greatly
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