AppMoat is an enterprise level security tool that can be used by itself or cohesively with your anti-virus security software of choice. AppMoat is extremely powerful while being simple to operate. There are various features available that allow control over file type security. Before installing, we recommend that you disable any malware / anti-virus software currently active on the device. Because AppMoat is often flagged as malware or a virus, make exceptions if necessary to your security settings which will allow AppMoat to run properly. AppMoat is digitally signed and we insure that it is virus and malware free. Lastly, we recommend you restart your security software after installing.
To begin, follow the instructions below to install AppMoat to your device.
To download AppMoat, first you must visit www.seventknight.com to begin your installation. Once AppMoat is purchased please save the file to your windows device. Depending on the browser, AppMoat may not re-appear after the file has been saved to the device. Locate the downloads file folder, right click on the AppMoat download and click “Run as administrator.” Once you save the file to your computer, a pop-up window will appear, the file will begin to decompress and start the installation process.
Next, the AppMoat “Product Setup” window will appear. If you are downloading AppMoat for the first time, make sure “Install” is selected before proceeding. If that you are currently using a previous version of AppMoat you will select “uninstall” to remove the older version. Your machine will need to restart after you uninstall the older version of AppMoat. Once this process is complete, begin by running the AppMoat installer again to return to this screen.
The next window, “Select Device Role,” make sure “Install the AppMoat Client Software” is selected for standalone / personal devices, then click “OK.” The “AppMoat Server Software” is used to control and monitor large networks.
The EULA (End User License Agreement) window will open and ask you to please read the information and click “Agree” to continue with AppMoat installation process.
After clicking “Agree,” the next window to will ask you to either select “Stand-Alone Device Mode” or “AppMoat Server.” Make sure “App Moat Server” is checked which will allow you to connect to the AppMoat server. You will need to enter the AppMoat Server IP as well as the AppMoat pin (activation code) to continue.
AppMoat is now checking the device and taking inventory of the files that already exist on the device. Once this process is finished AppMoat will prompt the user to restart which is needed to access AppMoat’s Main Menu.
(Prompted restart window)
To quickly access AppMoat after the device has restarted, navigate to arrow in the task bar (lowest right-hand corner of the screen), click the arrow then click the AppMoat icon.
The AppMoat window will appear and ask you to enter the AppMoat Server IP address and the password.
After completing this, you will now have access to the AppMoat Main Menu. By default, protection will be enabled allowing you to use and enjoy AppMoat.
The Seventh Knight team hopes that these articles assist you as you begin to navigate the software. Please review our other articles to see AppMoat’s current features and how they operate. If you have further questions not covered in the articles or in the FAQ please contact Seventh Knight Support.