F-Secure SAFE / Internet Security / Anti-Virus

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Before you start installing F-Secure SAFE, make sure that:
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This article describes how to install F-Secure SAFE on your child's Android device and set up Family Rules for the first time. We go through the...Application control Device use limits Content filtering
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Before you start installing F-Secure SAFE, make sure that:
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Note: These steps are to install F-Secure SAFE onto the computer you are currently using.
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A modified hosts file may trigger a detection (Redirected hosts file) even if you have intentionally modified the hosts file entry manually or with a...
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Once you have installed F-Secure SAFE on your PC, and you open up your browser for the first time, activate the Browsing Protection extension (add-on)...
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Once you have installed F-Secure SAFE on your computer, and you open up your browser for the first time, activate the Browsing Protection extension...
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Once you have installed F-Secure SAFE on your computer, and you open up your browser for the first time, activate the Browsing Protection extension...
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Usually there is no need to change the default settings, but you can configure how the computer is connected to the internet so that you can receive...
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The product automatically detects your default system language and sets the product to the same language. During the installation, you can select your...If you later on want to change the product language, you need to do a fresh installation of the product, and remember to select the language during...
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The F-Secure security product uses Windows Defender Firewall to protect your computer.When the firewall is turned on, it restricts access to and from your computer. Some applications may require that you allow them through the firewall...
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Go to the Browsing Protection tab. At the bottom of the window, click on the View web site exceptions link.
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If you suspect that your device is stolen, you can remotely wipe all your personal data and apps from it.Note: This feature is available only for SAFE for Android. The "Lock/Wipe device" setting must be enabled on your device for it to work. This setting...
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We don't recommend you to turn off the security features as this will leave your computer open to attacks. However, should you need to turn off all...
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To minimize the impact on your computer's gaming performance, you can set your F-Secure product to be on Gaming mode. This optimizes the system...
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When browsing protection is turned on, Browsing Protection blocks access to harmful websites.
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This article describes how you can protect your child's PC with F-Secure SAFE, using the Family Rules feature. We're going to show you how to create a...
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If you have misplaced your device, you can sound an alarm remotely from My F-Secure to help you locate your missing SAFE-protected device. Note: The...
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Use the full computer scan when you want to be completely sure that there is no malware or riskware on your computer. This type of scan is the...
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If you suspect that your device is missing, you can first lock it remotely from My F-Secure before wiping your data permanently on your SAFE-protected...
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Want to keep a closer eye on how much time your child spends on their device? Read on and find out how to limit the time your child uses on their...
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Want to control how much time your children can spend on their devices? You can limit the time your child can use the device in two ways: Daily use...
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Knowing the Mac operating system version can help you determine whether your Mac computer is up to date or meets the system requirements of your...
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Note: This article applies to the following products: F-Secure Internet Security, F-Secure Anti-Virus for PC, and F-Secure Mobile Security for Android...
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The Status page shows the current protection status and other important information about the product.
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Do you need more licenses? To get more licenses for your current F-Secure SAFE subscription, here's how to upgrade. The shopping cart is handled by...
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Looking for a way to protect your family from websites containing inappropriate content? Stay safe and activate Content Blocker.
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Looking for a way to protect your family from websites containing inappropriate content? Stay safe from these threats and activate Content Filtering...
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When Banking protection is activated, you may see a prompt that tells you that a website that you want to visit is blocked to protect your...
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Due to the aggressive power management functionality in Huawei Android devices, the F-Secure SAFE app may get killed by the software in an attempt to...
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The F-Secure security product reports an infection and states that it cannot automatically remove the infected files. Instead you will be asked to...
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When visiting a banking site, the Banking protection banner does not appear.
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Once you have renewed your subscription, there is no further action required by you. The product on your device gets updated automatically. However,...
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Once you have renewed your subscription, there is no further action required by you. The product on your device gets updated automatically. However,...
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A recent change on your computer such as a Windows update may have caused our product to stop working. The missing .dll file is part of the...
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After upgrading macOS to 10.13 (High Sierra), the F-Secure menu bar app (F-icon) may not start. This causes notifications to stop working. Detected...
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On most Android devices, you can set the default browser either through the SAFE app settings or through the device's system settings. However, on...
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In some cases, Banking Protection does not close automatically when you log out of your online bank, and it may block access to other websites. The...
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You can use Restrictions to block or limit specific apps and features on your iPhone/iPad.
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If you have a trial version of F-Secure SAFE installed on your Android device (version 15.2) from Google Play, you are unable to see this device in...
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This issue affects F-Secure SAFE for Mac version 17.1 and earlier. The "Browser extension is missing" notification for Firefox persists even when you...
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The Browsing Protection extension does not automatically install after installing SAFE on your PC.
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The subscription details showing in My F-Secure and in the SAFE app do not match.
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Yes. All supported versions (12.1 or newer) of F-Secure security products are automatically brought over when you upgrade from Windows 7, 8 or 8.1....
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We recommend that you set up a separate Windows user account for each family member. When each computer user has their own Windows user account, you...
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A network installer is typically smaller in size resulting in a quicker initial download. It takes over the downloading of additional components, thus...
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When Banking Protection is activated on your computer, this feature offers a preventative layer to some of the techniques cyber criminals use to...
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Our email reminders are sent by our eCommerce partner, Cleverbridge. If you keep receiving email reminders even though you have renewed your...
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Finder, or previously known as Anti-Theft, is a feature in F-Secure SAFE that adds a number of security layers to your Android and iOS devices. With...
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Security Cloud is an online service which provides rapid response against the latest internet-based threats.
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