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How to schedule a weekly computer scan

To schedule a regular task, open the main program window > Tools > Scheduler. Below is a short guide on how to schedule a task that will scan your local drives every week. See our Knowledgebase article for more detailed instructions.

To schedule a scan task:

  1. Click Add task in the main Scheduler screen.
  2. Select On-demand computer scan from the drop-down menu.
  3. Type a name for the task and select Weekly for the task frequency.
  4. Set the day and time the task will execute.
  5. Select Run the task as soon as possible to perform the task later if the scheduled task does not run for any reason (for example, if the computer was turned off).
  6. Review the summary of the scheduled task and click Finish.
  7. From the Targets drop-down menu, select Local drives.
  8. Click Finish to apply the task.