Automatic startup file check
When creating a System startup file check scheduled task, you have several options to adjust the following parameters:
The Scan target drop-down menu specifies the scan depth for files run at system startup. Files are arranged in ascending order according to the following criteria:
•Only the most frequently used files (least files scanned)
•Frequently used files
•Commonly used files
•Rarely used files
•All registered files (most files scanned)
Two specific Scan target groups are also included:
•Files run before user logon - Contains files from locations that may be accessed without the user being logged in (includes almost all startup locations such as services, browser helper objects, winlogon notify, Windows scheduler entries, known dll's, etc.).
•Files run after user logon - Contains files from locations that may only be accessed after a user has logged in (includes files that are only run by a specific user, typically files in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run).
Lists of files to be scanned are fixed for each aforementioned group.
Scan priority - The level of priority used to determine when a scan will start:
•Normal - at an average system load,
•Lower - at a low system load,
•Lowest - when the system load is the lowest possible,
•When idle - the task will be performed only when the system is idle.