Using the SecureAnywhere Interface

The SecureAnywhere interface provides access to all functions and settings.

Note: Some options may not be available in your edition depending on whether you purchased AntiVirus, Internet Security Plus, or Internet Security Complete.

To use the interface:

  1. Do any of the following:
    • On your desktop, double-click the Webroot icon.
    • From the system tray menu, right-click on the Webroot icon, then select View Status.
    • If you cannot locate the system tray icon, from the Windows Start menu, select All Programs > Webroot SecureAnywhere > Webroot SecureAnywhere.

      The main interface displays with the Overview panel.

  1. The following options are available:
    • Returning to main page — No matter where you are within the interface, you can return to the main page by clicking on the SecureAnywhere logo in the upper left of the screen.
    • Protected panel — This panel displays information about system scans and the status of your subscription to SecureAnywhere. You can manually scan the system any time by clicking the Scan My Computer button. The default scan schedule is set to run daily at the time you installed the software. To change the schedule, select Advanced Settings > Scheduler.
    • Message window — The panel at the bottom left displays changing messages about virus alerts and other important information from Webroot.
    • SecureAnywhere features — The right side of the main window provides links to SecureAnywhere features. To expand a section of the panel, click the name.
  1. To view options related to each feature, click the relevant gear icon.
  2. To return to the main window, click the Left arrow on the tab bar, or click the SecureAnywhere logo at the top left.

    The green circle with a checkmark indicates that your license includes this feature. A plus sign on blue indicates a feature that is not installed.

  3. The following table describes the options on the main interface.


    Advanced Settings

    Define how you want your installation of SecureAnywhere to operate.

    PC Security

    Change shield settings, and manage your firewall and quarantine.

    Identity Protections

    Protect sensitive data that may be exposed during your online transactions.

    Backup & Sync

    Protect your files by uploading them to Webroot's online repository.

    Password Manager

    Create a secure password generator and profile storage facility. For more information, see Last Pass Overview.


    Use utilities to optimize your system, manage processes and files, view reports, and create a SafeStart Sandbox.

    My Account

    View your SecureAnywhere account information and access the web console.


    Contact customer support or search for and discuss issues with the Webroot community.