Table of Contents Index Page Technical Support Introduction Installation Using F-Prot Boot Record Support DOS Recovery Network Administration


Congratulations on selecting F-PROT Professional for Windows 95 for unsurpassed security against viruses! Please take a moment to complete the enclosed registration card, so you can be notified of future updates.

Benefits of F-PROT include:

Chapter 1 - Introduction

This chapter provides an overview of the product. It includes a list of features, conventions and system requirements. This chapter also contains a section detailing how to access additional product=related information from the Command Software Systems web site.

Chapter 2 - Installation

The Installation chapter covers both default installation and advanced installation of F-PROT Professional for Windows 95. It also shows how to update and remove F-PROT Professional. Additionally, the chapter provides information regarding the creation of rescue diskettes.

Chapter 3 - Using F-PROT

Chapter Three describes how to run F-PROT Professional on your workstation. Creating, customizing, scheduling, and executing virus scans are described. Additionally, instructions are provided both for running quick scans via right mouse support and for viewing scan results This chapter also describes the toolbar, task menu and other displays.

Chapter 4 - Boot Record Support

This chapter describes disinfecting boot sector viruses using a DOS boot disk and our FIXDISK utility. It also covers the actions to take if you should encouter difficulty disinfectng a boot sector virus.

Chapter 5 - DOS Recovery

Chapter Five describes the F-PROT Professional for Windows 95 command-line switches and menu options that can be used in the DOS environment. If there is an emergency, the DOS Recovery chapter shows you how to boot from the F-PROT Professional rescue disk.

Chapter 6 - Network Administration

The Network Administration chapter covers techniques for installing, updating and operating F-PROT Professional. Several administrator tools, such as restricting users from disinfecting files, scanning network drives and how to prevent users from disabling DVP (real-time protection) are described.


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COURIER DOS and NetWare commands and prompts appear in COURIER. For example:

KEY + KEY The plus (+) sign between two keys indicates pressing both keys at the same time. For example, when asked to press CTRL+C, you will press and hold the control key, and then press the letter "c."A reference to another section in the manual will appear in italics.


To operate F-PROT Professional for Windows 95, you will need to have Microsoft Windows 95 installed on an IBM compatible computer.



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