Recent changes
Sep 11, 2020
Device priority
Primary device
Operating system
account
Sign in with Microsoft ID
Log-in security
    • Windows Hello PIN
Account permissions
Administrator account
Security updates
Automatically allow security and feature updates
Windows UAC
Always notify
Malware samples
No - Malware samples are not purposely downloaded
Real-time Malware protection
Kaspersky Security Cloud Personal
Firewall protection
Custom - Provided by a third-party security vendor
RTP configuration
Network connections changed to Local network
Application Resource protection folders added "Protected Folders" to cover C Drive and external drives.
Other tweaks following other members set-ups
Periodic scanners
Eset Online Scanner
VPN and Privacy
Malwarebytes Privacy VPN
Browser(s) and Add-ons
Microsoft Edge (New version)
Kaspersky Protection
Maintenance tools
Wise Care 365
Photos and Files backup
Macrium Reflect (paid version) scheduled backups
Kaspersky BackUp for password protected back-up of Data Encryption contents (backed up on demand)
File backup schedule
Manually managed on a daily basis
Backup and rollback
Macrium Reflect
Backup schedule
Manually managed on a weekly basis
Activity usage
  1. Financial and sensitive documents
  2. Generic web browsing
  3. Downloading files from unfamiliar sites
  4. Working from home
Computer hardware
Intel(R) HD Graphics
8gb Ram


Level 4
Thanks for the comments. By way of an update, I have retained just the Kaspersky Browser extension.

Two queries :

1. For additional user defined "protected Folder" settings for resources under Application Control, which are the resources not covered by default settings and therefore to be covered by user defined settings ? Unsure whether protecting entire C drive is unnecessary and just perhaps the User folder is more appropriate.
2. If "perform recommended actions automatically" is ticked under general settings, does this negate the user settings created above or do they still apply whether in interactive or automatic mode ?


Level 4
1.- Yes, I also protected folders with my docs and files, no the full drive...

Just to clarify are you saying the C drive and other docs as well?

2.- That settings apply actions automatically, so no Interactive Warnings... in Auto Mode, actions with Prompts rights in Application Control are allowed in Trusted and Low Restricted...

In either mode are the user settings initiated ?


Staff member
Malware Hunter
I also protected folders with my docs and files, no the full drive.
I mean only protect folders with my important files/docs... in my case I have them all in drive D:


With this approach almost has no sense to change Low Restricted rights, since no application will be placed there, only in Trusted, High Restricted or UnTrusted :p