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Idle-state scan

You can enable the idle-state scanner in Advanced setup > Detection engine > Malware scans > Idle-state scan.

Idle-state scan

Enable the toggle next to Enable Idle-state scanning to enable this feature. When the computer is in idle state, a silent computer scan is performed on all local drives.

By default, the idle-state scanner will not run when the computer (notebook) is operating on battery power. You can override this setting by enabling the toggle next to Run even if computer is powered from battery in Advanced setup.

Enable the toggle next to Enable logging in Advanced setup to record a computer scan output in the Log files section (from the main program window click Tools > Log files and select Computer scan from the Log drop-down menu).

Idle-state detection

See Idle state detection triggers for a full list of conditions that must be met to trigger the idle-state scanner.

ThreatSense—Advanced setup options, such as file extensions you want to control and detection methods used. See ThreatSense for more information.