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Advanced scan options

In this window, you can specify advanced options for a scheduled computer scan task. You can set an action to be performed automatically after a scan finishes using the drop-down menu:

  • Shut down – The computer turns off after a scan finishes.
  • Reboot – Closes all open programs and restarts the computer after a scan finishes.
  • Reboot if needed – Closes all open programs and restarts the computer if required by the scan.
  • Sleep – Saves your session and puts the computer in a low-power state so that you can quickly resume working.
  • Hibernate – Takes everything you have running on RAM and moves it to a special file on your hard drive. Your computer shuts down but will resume its previous state the next time you start it.
  • No action – After a scan finishes, no action will be performed.


Please keep in mind that a sleeping computer is still a working computer. It is still running basic functions and using electricity when your computer is operating on battery power. To preserve battery life, for example when traveling outside of your office, we recommend using the Hibernate option.

Select Action cannot be canceled by user to deny non-privileged users the ability to stop actions taken after scanning.

Select The scan may be paused by user for (min) option if you want to allow the limited user to pause the computer scan for a specified time period.

See also the Scan progress chapter.