Virus Protection

  • 13 May 2021
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Why when I run a scan do I get an alert advising no virus protection found on computer. I understood webroot offers virus protection?


Best answer by TripleHelix 13 May 2021, 17:04

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Hello @RalphPage 


Sometimes Windows Security Center doesn’t register Webroot as it’s AV so in most cases it’s best to do a clean reinstall and if that doesn’t work please Submit a Support Ticket and they will help you sort it out.


Please follow the steps closely!

  • Make sure you have a copy of your 20 Character Alphanumeric Keycode! Example: SA69-AAAA-A783-DE78-XXXX
  • Be sure you add your Keycode to your Online Console: Webroot SecureAnywhere Online Console
  • KEEP the computer online for Uninstall and Reinstall to make sure it works correctly
  • Download a Copy Here (Best Buy Geek Squad Subscription PC users click HERE) Let us know if it is the Mac version you need
  • Uninstall WSA and Reboot
  • Look to see if this folder is gone: C:\ProgramData\WRData and if it’s there delete it. (Hidden Area)
  • Install with the new installer, enter your Keycode
  • Let it finish it's install scan
  • Reboot once again
  • DO NOT import any old settings as you can set it up as you like once it's done

Please let us know if that resolves your issue?