Webroot is an antivirus company founded in 1997 by Steven Thomas aim to provide internet security to the consumers and businesses located in United states. It works both on Windows and MAC computers.
It is quite different from a regular antivirus program and thus has its own advantages like firewall protection, security software for the operating system. First of all, it is the lightest and smallest of all with the size of only 1 MB.
Whereas a regular antivirus, for example, Norton will have a size of more than 700 MB. This is because it is a cloud-based security program with special features like webroot secureanywhere and its support teams..
Getting Started: – Webroot Login
You can purchase the Webroot Secure Anywhere either from a store which will come with a CD to install the product or you buy it online which will give you a link to install on your email. Now the first thing to be done once you bought the product is to create a Webroot account. To create an account, go to the link and fill the instructions.
Upon login it affords access to :
Secure up to 3 PCs or Macs
Protect yourself from identity theft
No time-consuming updates or slow scans
If you have bought the Webroot security from the store. It will have the activation code on the disc which will be needed to create an account. Else wise, if you have bought it online. The key code will be emailed to you on your email address.
It is best know for blocking phishing websites, real time anti malware and known as secureanywhere antivirus. The webroot.com safe is an add on for the capability of detecting and effectively removing any virus or malware that may infect your computer.
Follow the method: For Login access
Creating the Webroot account is as simple as it could get and requires only very basic information making it a very hassle-free process. Once you have created the account, you can log in to the same window by your email address and password.
The personal security code is something that you set up while creating the account. Every time you log in, you required entering 2 characters of it. Each time you log in, the specified characters you need to enter will change thus enhancing the security of the account.
In case you forget either the password or the security code, you can click on the forgot password link to reset it. Then you will be asked. Whether you want to reset the password or the security code. Please follow the information given below to have a better understanding of the process.
The Login Console
Once you have received the instructions on the email to reset either the password or the security code. You can change your credentials to log in to the Webroot account. After creating your Webroot online account, an email will be sent with the title “Webroot Console Confirmation”.
In this email, there will be a link to activate your Webroot account without which you will not be able to access. The full features of the Webroot account such as password management, backup and sync, mobile security and PC security.
After the successful creation of the Webroot account, you will be able to access the full features of the account. This section will help you have an insight into the total number of devices protected/infected, manage passwords for different websites and backup and sync feature.
Webroot login console enables you to add or remove a total number of computers from the active security. And also you can change the scan settings from the same. Following is the screenshot of the
Webroot Login Console: –
As you see, this section gives you complete information about the total number of devices protected including the Mobile devices. To access the “Password” feature, you should install the “Webroot Password Manager” web extension when asked while installing this on your system.
This helps you to give better protection to the websites that require passwords to get in. Backup and sync is a very useful feature of My Webroot Login console that helps you to back up your information and sync data when needed.
One should not only run the scan using Webroot Secure Anywhere. But also access the Webroot login console to have a better idea about the secured devices and other available options.
Changing User Permissions
Sometimes after login we want to change the default settings for that here are the following instructions:
Firstly, you will have to login to your My Webroot Account.
After that click the drop-down arrow on your email address and then go to Manage Users
Then click Edit user Details/Permissions at the right of each user for changing the settings.
Next click the Access & Permissions tab.
Most importantly, make sure that Passwords and Backups are both checked
Besides that also make sure PC Security Console and the SecureAnywhere Console both have Admin permissions enabled
Lastly, click Save Access & Permissions.
Therefore, from now you can change the access permissions according to your choice in webroot. These are the ways to login, access to support service and special features of webroot.