[For your protection, some features and settings discussed in this documentation may be controlled by your security administrator.]

Real-time protection enables Forefront Endpoint Protection to monitor your computer all the time and alert you when potential threats, such as viruses and spyware, are trying to install themselves or run on your computer. Because this feature is an important element of the way that Endpoint Protection helps protect your computer, you should make sure real-time protection is always turned on. If real-time protection gets turned off, Endpoint Protection notifies you, and changes your computer’s status to “At risk”.

Whenever real-time protection detects a threat or potential threat, Endpoint Protection displays a notification. You can now choose from the following options: