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Scheduled Scan

  1. #1

    Posts : 17
    Windows 8 pro32 bit

    Scheduled Scan

    I have set up a Defender scan using the Task Scheduler.
    It is doing a quick scan every day.
    Is a quick scan sufficient?..
    I can see no way of changing this setting anyway in the Task Scheduler...
    if I change in the Defender interface to full scan it just reverts to quick when the scheduled scan takes place.
    I have read in another thread that someone's full scan is taking hours and hours so would not want that ..but do want to my PC secure.


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  2. #2

    Posts : 473
    Windows 8 Pro

    Yes, a full scan takes a loooooooooong time. If you do a quick scan daily and then occasionally do a full scan, I would think that would be sufficient.
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