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Issue: Why is a secure web site blocked by the F-Secure Browsing Protection? Resolution: If you are think that this is a safe site, and Browsing Protection has a false rating for this page. Please submit a SAS ticket to our labs about this issue. Select Submit a URL Insert the website URL Tick the checkbox (I want to give more details about this sample and to be notified of the analysis results) Fill out all fields Click Submit URL sample Note:  P ost your question in English in the "Description" field. Article no: 000001193
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We recommend the standard Mac removal method to install any F-Secure security product from your Mac computer.
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Locate and follow the uninstallation instructions provided by the software vendor. Typically, many vendors have an uninstallation application in their...
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The Uninstallation Tool for Mac removes F-Secure Anti-Virus for Mac, F-Secure Mac Protection and F-Secure SAFE. Note: You should only use the...
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Issue: Customer has purchased via F-Secure.com and has attempted account creation which has failed. Account is incomplete.   Resolution: In some cases the account goes in to a limbo state where the account creation is incomplete. Try the following steps: 1. Open the order confirmation email 2. Click on the Create My F-Secure Account link from the order confirmation 3. Select Do you already have an account? Log in. 4. Enter the same email address and password that you used during the initial (failed) registration. 5. If the above fails, click on Forgot Password? 6. Enter your email address and click the link in your inbox 7. Account registration should be completed afterward If this does not activate as normal you can try the above steps in a browser with private/incognito mode. Article no: 000001078
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Issue: Where can I get the authentification code for 2-step verification to login to My F-secure account?  Resolution: You can get the authentication code from your chosen authenticator app on your phone or tablet. When you first enable 2-step verification, you need to use an authenticator app to set it up. You can get the code from the same app.  Examples of commonly used authenticator apps are Google Authenticator, Duo Mobile and Microsoft Authenticator. For more information, refer to the following article: https://community.f-secure.com/t5/Common-Topics/How-do-I-set-up-two-step/ta-p/87686 Article no: 000014471
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Issue: When installing F-Secure SAFE or Internet Security, getting error message "Something Went Wrong". Resolution: Please uninstall and re-install F-Secure SAFE or Internet Security. Note: Click the links below to access the step-by-step guide For SAFE & Internet Security in Windows, Uninstall F-Secure using uninstallation tool. Release license (for SAFE only. Skip this if you're using Internet Security). Re-install SAFE / Re-install Internet Security For F-Secure SAFE in Mac, Uninstall F-Secure SAFE Release license Re-install SAFE Article no: 000003801
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Issue: How can I activate/deactivate Browsing Protection in Chrome Resolution: Open Chrome Click on the button in the right corner (3 dots/lines) Find More Tools Click on Extensions From here you can activate or deactivate Browsing Protection by F-secure (if it is installed) Article no: 000002659
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