Enable Boot Time Protection
The Enable Boot Time Protection starts Auto-Protect when you start your computer. The Enable Boot Time Protection option provides enhanced security level from the time you start your computer. This option ensures better security by running all the necessary components that are required for computer protection as soon as you start your computer.
When this option is set to Normal or Aggressive, all the required drivers and plug-ins start functioning as soon as you start your computer. A driver is a program containing information that the computer needs to recognize and control a device. A plug-in is an add-on for a program or a service that adds functionality to it. This option ensures higher level of security from the moment you turn on your computer.
When this option is set to Off, the specified drivers and plug-ins start functioning only after a specified time delay.
If you restart your computer after LiveUpdate or a product upgrade activity, the drivers and plug-ins function normally. However, in the subsequent restart the drivers and plug-ins function normally after the specified time delay.
You can use the following options to configure Enable Boot Time Protection:
Lets you configure Norton Internet Security to perform maximum protection during your computer start time.
It ensures complete protection during the boot time as Auto-Protect starts functioning as soon as you start your computer.
Provides you enhanced protection during your computer start time without compromising your computer's boot performance.
When you set this option to Normal, the drivers and plug-ins start functioning during the computer start time before their specified time delay.
This configuration is the default setting as it ensures better boot performance along with good security levels.
Turns off the Enable Boot Time Protection option.
Turning off the Enable Boot Time Protection option reduces the level of protection of your computer.
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