How To Use SpyHunter’s Registry Guard

SpyHunter’s Registry Guard selection is created for you to be fully responsible for authorization of processes of auto-start entries being added to system’s registry. Registry Guard is going to find and stop the processes trying to secretly auto-start malware by promoting the system’s registry.

Note:  SpyHunter’s Registry Guard will not block a program from all registry access.

For this, SpyHunter’s Registry Guard feature, to be activated, navigate to Registry Guard selection which is on the leftin Spyhunter’s panel, and mark Activate Registry Guard.

Registry Guard selection shows the provided items:

  • ‘Allowed items’ (on the left side). Those items, that were allowed to be written to you system’s registry.
  •  ‘Blocked items’ (on the right side). Items that were not given the permission to be written to the registry.

To get to know more about processes present in both lists, just press on the name of the file and the data will quickly appear in the screen. However, keep in mind that not Spyhunter team is the provider of this data, but the creator of the item. For data confirmation, rely on More Info selection.For updated data to be displayed, press on the item/process and then on More Info selection. What is more, remember that for such actions to be made, you will need a good internet connection. Finally, if you want to use More Info selection, it is possible only if you have the full version of Spyhunter anti-malware.

When SpyHunter’s Registry Guard changes something in Blocked and Allowed list, warnings are shown explaining what is going to be done.  In case you want the doubted program to be turned on everytime your operating system is booted up, you are advised to go to More Info section in first place, to make sure about the happening processes.

To cancel the process to be included to the registry, press No. If you want that the process will leave an entry to the registry, press Yes. When choosing which items can go to Allowed list, pay close attention to those you confirm, because some choices can be hazardous as not all processes must have access to the registry.

Finally, check whether Remember my answer selection is marked. It is created for your benefit, so your selection will be saved and added to the list Allowed/Blocked.


How to Edit Blocked and Allowed Lists

Here provided are the configuration features for Process Guard, but they fit as well to the Registry Guard:

Adding items

Spyhunter provides the opportunity to perform manual item addition procedure, during which items are added either to Allowed or Blocked list. Rely on the tips given here:

  • On the top of Allowed or Blocked list, press Add selection. In the screen, you will see Open dialogselection.
  • Go through this dialog, find and choose the file that you want to be added to either Allowed or Blocked list.
  • Then, press Open key, so the file is going to be put to the selected list.

Deleting items

If you decided that some of the files are not in the place they have to be, and you want to eliminate it, just rely on the simple steps to erase it. Press on the item you want to be removed and press on Remove key that is placed on the top of all the list.

Moving items

What is more, you are also enabled to simply change the place of the item from one to another, and then bring it back where it was before. To move the item, press on it, so it becomes more visible.

  • If you want to perform the placing of items in sequence Allowed → Blocked, press the arrow button that is on the right.
  • If you want to perform the placing of items in sequence Blocked → Allowed, press the arrow button that is on the left.

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