Norton AntiVirus for Macintosh basics Enable and disable Norton AntiVirus Auto-Protect
To turn Auto-Protect on or off from the Control Strip
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Open the Control Strip. Click the Auto-Protect Control Strip module. On the pop-up menu, select one of the following:
Fine-tune Auto-Protect performance w In Mac OS X v10.1 Auto-Protect does not affect your computer’s performance.
If you choose the highest level of automatic protection, you might notice that your computer’s performance is affected during some activities.
You can adjust protection activity. Before making adjustments, try to determine the activity that seems to cause performance impairment, and make adjustments related to that activity.
If you notice a decrease in your computer’s performance, lower the levels of protection for Auto-Protect.
To minimize protection levels in Norton AntiVirus
In the General Preferences dialog box, under Automatic protection level, select one of the following:
Under Scanning level for compressed files, click Do not scan compressed files.