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eScan Version 10 Online Help


Privacy Control


Contents


Description

Privacy Control protects your private information from various threats by deleting all temporarily stored information.

Status in main Protection Center Window

The green colored Tick mark (√) indicates the Privacy Control is enabled and process has been scheduled.

The red colored Cross (X) mark indicates the Privacy Control is disabled.


Configuration section

Status
Privacy Control Status - This will display the status of the Privacy Control in Manual or Scheduled mode.
Next Scheduled Cleanup – This will display the scheduled time the Privacy Control will run.
Clear Now button – Clicking on Clear Now button will instantly clean the selected Options under Browser Clean up. By default, this option is disabled. To make it enable either you need to click on settings and select one of the below mentioned object and close that window.
Settings button – To configure the Privacy Control click on the Settings button.


Browser Cleanup (General Tab)
Browser cleanup is the part of Privacy control which holds the configuration details. It helps to clear all the unwanted files created on the system when browsing the internet as well as files created by other installed software.
I. Scheduler Options Section
Here it can be scheduled to run the Privacy Control automatically at a particular time.
  • Run at System Startup –This will enable and auto executes the Privacy Control at system startup / boot and shall perform the desired auto-erase functions.
  • Run Everyday at –This will enable and auto-execute the Privacy Control at the time specified and shall perform the desired auto-erase functions.
II. Auto Erase Options Section
This section contains various options.
(a) Clear Auto-Complete Memory – Auto-Complete Memory refers to the suggests matches as you type text in the Address toolbar in Internet Explorer or in the Run Dialog box accessed from the Start Menu or open dialog box accessed from the File Menu in Internet Explorer or Forms (including user names and passwords on forms) on Web pages. This information can be used to track the way you browse (surfing habits).
When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clear all the above information from the Memory.
(b) Clear Last Run Menu Command – When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clear the information in the Run Dialog box accessed from the Start Menu.
(c) Clear Temporary Folders – When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clear the files in the Temporary Folders. This folder contains temporary files installed by softwares. Clearing this folder helps to create space in the Hard drive of the system as well as the performance.
(d) Clear Last Find Computer - When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clear the last typed computer name stored in the memory for the search result for computer in the network.
(e) Clear Browser Address Bar History – When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clear the website name in the address bar history of the Internet Browser.
(f) Clear Last Search Menu – When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clear the name of the objects found during the Search Menu.
(g) Clear Recent Documents - When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clear the name of the objects found in the Recent Documents (i.e. recent accessed files).
(h) Clear Files and Folders - When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clear the selected Files and Folders. This option has to be used with caution as it permanently deletes unwanted files and folders from the system thus efficiently making free space on the system.
(i) Clear Open/Save Dialog Box History - When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clears the links of all files opened and saved.
(j) Empty Recycle Bin - When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clear the Recycle Bin. This option has to be used with caution as it permanently clear the recycle bin.
(k) Clear Cache - When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clear the Temporary Internet Files and History.
(l) Clear Cookies - When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clear the Cookies.
(m) Clear Plugins - When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clear the Plugins.
(n) Clear ActiveX - When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clear the ActiveX.
(o) Clear History - When this option is enabled, Privacy Control will clear the internet History.


Buttons:
  • Unselect All - This option de-selects all the options you had selected from this list.
  • Select All - This option selects all the options in the Auto Erase Option.


Other Tabs in Browser Cleanup
a. Browsers – This will display information’s of the installed internet browsers.
b. Cache – This will display the list of files stored in the "Temporary Internet Files" folders.
c. Cookies – This will display the list of cookies installed in the system.
d. ActiveX - This will display the list of ActiveX installed in the system.
e. PlugIns - This will display the list of PlugIns installed in the system.
f. History – This will display the history of the visited websites.
g. Files and Folders – In this section, the files / folders can be selected and added which is required to be cleared or deleted at the scheduled time. This action will occur when Clear Files & Folder is selected in the Auto Erase Options.


Reports section

Statistics
  • Last Cleaned on – This will display the date and time of the activity of the Privacy Control last occurred.



Glossary

Main Feature Index





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