Create a scheduled scan on client workstations using ESET Endpoint products (6.x)


  • Create a scheduled scan in ESET Endpoint Security or ESET Endpoint Antivirus


A new version has been released

Version 7 of ESET business products were released on August 16, 2018. This article applies to version 6.x and ESET Remote Administrator . For information about what's new in the latest version and how to upgrade, see the following article:

 ESET Remote Administrator (ERA) users: Perform these steps in ERA

Create a scheduled scan on an individual client workstation

  1. Open the main program window of your Windows ESET product.

  2. Click Tools → Scheduler.

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  1. Click Add task, type a name for your task into the Task name field, select On-demand computer scan from the Task Type drop-down menu and click Next.

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  1. Next to Schedule task to run, select your desired frequency for the new task and click Next.

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  1. Set your desired time of execution (we recommend that you set a time when the computer is powered on during non-business hours), select the check boxes for each day that you want the task to run, and then click Next.

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  1. Select Immediately, if time since last run exceeds a specified value. Set the Time since last run (hours) value to 24 and click Next.

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  1. Click Finish.


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