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Automatic system startup scan runs slowly or hangs

Details

By default, your ESET product will scan programs and memory at startup to protect your system from malware that attacks system memory used in the startup process. If your system startup scan is taking an unusually long time to complete, you may have conflicting programs set to run at startup. 

Solution

Follow the steps below to edit your automatic system startup file check settings to keep startup scan times low:

  1. Open ESET Smart Security or ESET NOD32 Antivirus. How do I open my ESET product?
     
  2. Click Tools More tools.

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  1. Click Scheduler

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  1. Select Automatic startup file check set to launch at User logon and click Edit.

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  1. Click Next four times and select When idle from the Scan priority drop-down menu. Click Finish.Your system will now run the startup scan only when the CPU is idle. If you continue to experience slow startup scans, submit a SysInspector log to ESET Customer Care .

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