Task type

The configuration wizard is different for each Task type of a scheduled task. Enter Task name and select your desired Task type from the drop-down menu:

Run external application - Schedules the execution of an external application.

Log maintenance - Log files also contains leftovers from deleted records. This task optimizes records in log files on a regular basis to work effectively.

System startup file check - Checks files that are allowed to run at system startup or logon.

Create a computer status snapshot - Creates an ESET SysInspector computer snapshot - gathers detailed information about system components (for example, drivers, applications) and assesses the risk level of each component.

On-demand computer scan - Performs a computer scan of files and folders on your computer.

Update - Schedules an update task to perform an update of detection engine and program modules.

Hyper-V scan - Schedules a scan of the virtual disks within Hyper-V.

OneDrive scan - Schedules a scan files stored on OneDrive.

To deactivate a task once it is created, click the switch next to Enabled. To activate the task later, click the check box in the Scheduler view. Click Next to proceed to the next step.