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There are a few different options available to you if you would like to scan your computer for malware.

Within this article we will cover the following:

  • How do I run a Quick Scan?
  • How do I run a System Malware Scan?
  • How do I schedule scans?

  • How do I run a Quick Scan?

    You may want to do a quick check for malware on your computer. That is why Scanguard offers their Quick Scan feature. To perform a quick scan follow these steps:

  • Open the Scanguard application
  • Click the Scanguard logo on the left hand side
  • Click Malware Scan
  • Click Quick Scan
  • Scanguard will now begin to scan your computer. A quick scan will take between 5-10 minutes to complete.

    If a virus has been found, Scanguard will fully remove the virus and put it in the Quarantine Virus Vault

    How do I run a System Malware Scan?

    If you would like to have a more in-depth scan of your computer, you can run a full system scan using Scanguard's System Scan feature. To perform a system scan follow these steps:

  • Open the Scanguard application
  • Click the Scanguard logo on the left hand side
  • Click Malware Scan
  • Click System Scan
  • Scanguard will now begin to scan your computer. As a system scan is an in-depth scan of your computer, it can take a while to complete.

    If a virus has been found Scanguard will fully remove the virus and put it in the Quarantine Virus Vault.

    How do I schedule scans?

    You may want to schedule a scan to perform automatically. Scanguard gives you the option to do so and customize what type of scan and when you want the scan to take place.

    To customize when to schedule a scan, follow these steps:

  • Open the Scanguard Application
  • Click the Settings Cog on the left-hand side
  • Click Antivirus Scans
  • From here you will be able to customize the following:

  • File types to scan
  • How often you want the scan to run
  • What type of scan you want to perform
  • Start time
  • End time
  • Folders and Files that you want to be excluded within the scan
  • There are a few different options available to you if you would like to scan your computer for malware.

    Within this article we will cover the following:

  • How do I run a Quick Scan?
  • How do I run a System Malware Scan?
  • How do I schedule scans?

  • How do I run a Quick Scan?

    You may want to do a quick check for malware on your computer. That is why Scanguard offers their Quick Scan feature. To perform a quick scan follow these steps:

  • Click Malware Scan
  • Click Quick Scan
  • Scanguard will now begin to scan your computer. A quick scan will take between 5-10 minutes to complete.

    If a virus has been found, Scanguard will fully remove the virus and put it in the Quarantine Virus Vault

    How do I run a System Malware Scan?

    If you would like to have a more in-depth scan of your computer, you can run a full system scan using Scanguard's System Scan feature. To perform a system scan follow these steps:

  • Click Malware Scan
  • Click System Scan
  • Scanguard will now begin to scan your computer. As a system scan is an in-depth scan of your computer, it can take a while to complete.

    If a virus has been found Scanguard will fully remove the virus and put it in the Quarantine Virus Vault.

    How do I schedule scans?

    You may want to schedule a scan to perform automatically. Scanguard gives you the option to do so and customize what type of scan and when you want the scan to take place.

    To customize when to schedule a scan, follow these steps:

  • Open the Scanguard Application
  • Click the Settings Cog on the left-hand side
  • From here you will be able to customize the following:

    If you would like to perform a scan on your Android device, follow these instructions:

    • Open Scanguard

    • Tap Security Scan

    Scanguard will now start scanning your device for harmful threats.

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