Conflicting Software

Intel Rapid Storage Error



Windows computers come with a series of pre-installed programs. One of these programs is Intel Rapid Storage. Intel Rapid Storage is known to conflict with Scanguard and will need to be uninstalled so that you can use Real-Time Protection.

The steps you need to follow are: 

  • Uninstall Intel Rapid Storage 
  • Uninstall and Reinstall Scanguard
  • Restart your computer 
  • Turn on Real-Time Protection 

Uninstall Intel Rapid Storage

  • Open Scanguard
  • Click the Speedometer Icon 
  • Click Application Uninstaller 
  • Click Start Scan

  • Locate the Intel Rapid Storage application 
  • Click the check box on the right-hand side 
  • Click Uninstall Selected 

Uninstall and Reinstall Scanguard

Now that you have removed Intel Rapid Storage as a conflicting application, you will have to uninstall and reinstall Scanguard. Not sure how to uninstall and install Scanguard? Check out our easy-to-follow guides. 

Turn on Real-Time Protection

You have now completed all of the steps required to remove Intel Rapid Storage. 

The last step you need to take is to turn on your Real-Time Protection. To do so follow these instructions: 

  • Open the Scanguard application
  • Click Enable Protection 

After a moment your Real-Time Protection will be turned on! 

 Note: Still having issues? Check out our Real-Time Protection Troubleshooter.

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