File Insight window

The File Insight window provides details about any File of Interest that is available on your computer. This option of file analysis is available for the files that you download, scan, or use to perform an activity.

You can access the File Insight window in different ways. For example, you can use the various notifications, alerts, scan and performance-related windows, and the shortcut menu of the various files that are present on your computer to open the window. Security History provides a centralized location where you can access the File Insight windows of the various events that are related to Security Risks, Download Insight, and Performance.

The File Insight window lets you view more details of events that belong to some of the following categories in the Security History window:

Resolved Security Risks

Lets you view the detailed information about the resolved security risks in an organized way.

The Resolved Security Risks category includes the infected files that Norton repairs, removes, or quarantines. This category mostly includes the medium-level or the high-level risks that are either quarantined or blocked.

The File Insight window provides details about the risk level, the origin, and the activity report of the resolved security risks on your system.

Unresolved Security Risks

Lets you view the detailed information about the unresolved security risks in an organized way.

The Unresolved Security Risks category includes the infected files for which Norton was not able to take any action. This category mostly includes the low-level risks that require your attention for a suitable action.

The File Insight window provides details about the risk level, the origin, and the activity report of the unresolved security risks on your system.

Quarantine

Lets you view the detailed information about quarantined security risks in an organized way.

The Quarantine category includes the infected files that are isolated from the rest of your computer while they await your attention for a suitable action.

The File Insight window provides details about the risk level, the origin, and the activity report of quarantined security risks on your system.

Download Insight

Lets you view the reputation details of a file that you download.

You can use these details to determine the safety level of the file and then decide the action that you want to perform.

Performance Alert

Lets you view the performance details of any File of Interest that is available on your computer.

The information includes the general details, the origin and lineage information, the resource usage, and the actions that the file has performed on your system.

The File Insight window provides various details about the Security History item. These details are classified in different tabs in the File Insight window.

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DOCID: v36662584_ns_retail_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 06/20/2017