To open the ZoneAlarm 2018 client interface, do one of these:
When your ZoneAlarm 2018 product is up to date, all three panels show the security status Protected. If the virus definitions are not updated, the ANTIVIRUS & FIREWALL panel shows the security status At Risk.
Note - The ANTIVIRUS & FIREWALL panel also shows the At Risk status when the Antivirus, the Firewall, or the Application Control settings are not properly configured, or one or more of these services are disabled.
Lets you run one of these system-wide virus scans:
Full Scan with Archive Files.
See Protecting Your Computer From Viruses and Spyware ("Protecting Your Computer With Antivirus/Anti-Spyware" on page 15) for more on these scan types.
|Update||Updates virus definitions and checks for minor component updates.|
Gives you the access to some system tools and lets you do these:
Enter License - enter a license key for your ZoneAlarm 2018 software.
Synchronize License - synchronize the product license key information for your ZoneAlarm 2018 software with the ZoneAlarm server.
Game Mode - turn the game mode on and off. For details, see Managing Security Settings for Gaming ("Switching to Game Mode for Gaming" on page 87).
Scheduled Tasks - customize the system-wide scan schedule ("Changing System-wide Scan Schedule" on page 17), set the frequency of virus definition updates ("Keeping the Antivirus and Anti-spyware Up to Date" on page 22), and control product updates ("Updating the Product" on page 11).
Preferences - set general preferences for your ZoneAlarm 2018 software. See Setting General Product Preferences (on page 84) for details.
Logs - view alerts and logs, and customize logging configuration. See Managing Alerts and Logs Settings (on page 88) for details.
Diagnostics - opens ZoneAlarm Diagnostics Capture Utility that provides an ability to enable client's logging and collect ZoneAlarm logs.
Opens a drop-down menu of these quick links:
About - opens the product version information window.
Top 10 Questions - opens the ZoneAlarm web page with the top 10 user questions about the ZoneAlarm products.
Help - opens the ZoneAlarm 2018 online help.
Offline Help - opens the ZoneAlarm 2018 product help in a browser window.
Technical Support - opens the ZoneAlarm online technical support web page.
Facebook like us! - opens the ZoneAlarm Facebook page
Twitter follow us! - opens the ZoneAlarm Twitter page
The ZoneAlarm button in the MS Windows system notification area provides shortcuts to some ZoneAlarm product functions. Right-click the ZoneAlarm icon to open the pop-up menu and select a menu option:
|Show Monitor||Opens the ZoneAlarm 2018 software client interface|
|Scan Now||Runs an on-demand system-wide Antivirus & Anti-spyware scan|
|Update Now||Runs the Antivirus & Anti-spyware definition updates and the product update|
|Game Mode||Opens the Game Mode dialog window.|
|Stop All Internet Activity||Click it to suspend all Internet activity. Click Resume All Internet Activity to restart all Internet activity.
This is intended for emergency use only when you suspect you're being hacked for a very short time period, use of this can create instability for your OS and internet connection and is not meant to be used on a normal basis.
|Snooze Firewall for 5 Minutes||Turns off the Firewall for 5 minutes. Click Resume Firewall to turn the Firewall back on before the 5-minute snooze interval ends.|
|Snooze Antivirus for 5 Minutes||
Turns off the Antivirus for 5 minutes. Click Resume Antivirus to turn it back on before the 5-minute snooze interval ends.
NOTE: If you shut down the client before the snooze interval is over, the On-Access Scanning will be enabled on the next client startup.
|Help||Opens the ZoneAlarm 2018 software online help page.|
|About||Shows the ZoneAlarm 2018 software version information.|
|Exit||Shuts down the ZoneAlarm 2018 software.|
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