Max Shield is the Active
Protection Shield that Max Secure Anti Virus
provides you. These options can also be
disabled/enabled by right clicking on the
system tray icon of Max Secure Anti Virus.
Click on the Max Shield
button on the main Max Secure Anti Virus
window to view this option. Various Live
Monitoring options are described below:
IE Home Page Protection:
Some spyware program changes your Internet
Explorer home page settings. For instance,
every time you open Internet Explorer, the
home page of some website other than your
chosen one will be displayed.
Max Secure Anti Virus provides
you the Active Home Page Protection. If
any spyware tries to hijack your home page
the Max Secure Anti Virus prompts the message "xxxxx.xxx is trying to change
your current home page!
Do you want to allow this change?"
If you click on Yes,
it will allow home page to be changed. If
you click No, it will prevent
home page from being changed and thus protect
your home page being hijacked. It is recommended
that you keep IE Home Page Protection turned
Tracking Cookie Protection:
Spyware programs install spyware cookies
or Tracking cookies on your PC without your
permission. When you surf websites on the
internet, tracking cookies can capture your
browser information, your IP address and
other such details.
With "Tracking Cookie protection"
turned ON, whenever you open any website
that attempts to access the third party
or tracking cookies, these tracking cookies
are deleted immediately. Thus the website(s)
cannot access information about your system.
This keeps your browsing habits, IP address,
searches, preferences etc. private.
Active Monitor Revolutionary new Active Monitor
provides immediate protection against malicious
threats to your PC, it does not let any
intruder get on your PC, it is killed by
kernel level protection immediately even
before they can land on your PC. Active
Monitor is the best technology to keep PCs
safe from online threats.
System File Protection:
This is a protection component designed
to monitor a computer vital locations such
as system 32, windows etc. Whenever any
file modifications take place, most of the
normal program locations do not modify any
file location or inject any binary with
their code, usually this activity is done
by viruses. If you are installing a software
or doing Windows update, you can turn off
System File Protection from the tray!
Many Spyware establish connection with their
remote servers to send information. Network
Monitor continuously monitors network activities
for suspicious Network connections. If any
Suspicious Network connection is found then
this connection is closed by the Network
Monitor and the process which was establishing
this connection is also terminated. User
is notified with a message “Suspicious
Network connection was established to the
<IP address / Host Name>. Max Secure
Anti Virus has terminated the connection."
This feature is available in Active Monitor
as well as in Quick and Full Scan.
Note: This option is only for Windows XP
Service Pack 2 and later version.
File Association Monitor Windows operating system keeps
a track of application to file extension
association. The spyware programs change
these associations to disable default computer
applications to run which includes anti-spyware,
firewall or any other security software.
Some of the Spyware may change
the file association of your important or
confidential files so that you may not able
to open and use that file and may also cause
vulnerabilities to your PC. So,Max Secure
Anti Virus monitors File Association. If
any program try to change File Association
of any file then, Max Secure Anti Virus
prompts to user to allow it or not with
"Yes" and "No" button
on the message window.
If user selects "Yes"
it will be allowed and if selected "No"
it will be blocked. Max Secure Anti Virus
will display message "Spyware File
Association removed successfully" if
user selected "No" and also if
Live monitoring is ON.
Windows Restrictions Monitor Windows Restrictions Monitor protects
your PC from many Window settings related
changes made by any program.
Many Spyware would create
restrictions such as 1.Disable/Enable Drives,
2.Disable Control panel, 3. Disable Change
Password, 4.Disable Search, 5.Disable RUN,
6.Disable ShutDown, 7.Disable Network Access,
8.Disable TaskBar Setting, 9.Disable RegEdit,
10.Disable Task Manager, 11.Disable Context
Menu, 12. Disable Desktop icon, 13.Disable
Display Properties, 14.Disable Background
Tab, 15.Disable Screen Saver Tab 16.Disable
Setting and Plus Tab 17.Disable Appearance
Spyware exploit these entries.
If some program tries to change these settings
then Windows Restrictions monitor prompts
the user whether he wants to allow these
changes. User can make a decision based
on information available. To allow changes
click ‘Yes’ otherwise click
IE Restrictions Monitor Many Spyware manipulate IE Restrictions
Registry keys to force users to go their
advertised websites, redirect searches,
change homepage etc.
Internet Explorer Restrictions
Monitor protects your PC from changes in
your Internet Explorer settings such as
NoFileOpen, NoFileNew, NoBrowserSaveAs,
NoBrowserOptions, NoFavorites, NoSelectDownloadDir,
NoBrowserContextMenu and more.
If some program tries to
change these settings then it asks the user
whether he wants to allow these changes.
To allow changes click ‘Yes’
otherwise click ‘No’.