[KB3247] Create a scheduled scan in ESET Cyber Security or ESET Cyber Security Pro

Details

We recommend you configure ESET Cyber Security to perform a weekly, in-depth scan of your system and disks. You can schedule this scan to run automatically in the background while you are away from your computer.

Solution

  I am a Windows user

VIDEO: How do I create a scheduled scan in ESET Cyber Security or ESET Cyber Security Pro? (5.x)
 

  1. Open the main program window of ESET Cyber Security or ESET Cyber Security Pro. How do I open the main program window?

  2. Click Tools Scheduler.

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  1. Click Add task.

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  1. Enter a Task name for your scheduled scan. In the Run task drop-down menu, select On-demand computer scan and then select the frequency you want from the Run task menu (we recommend Weekly). Click Next.

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  1. In the Selected profile drop-down menu, select In-depth scan, select the drive(s) you want scanned from the Scan Targets pane and then click Next.

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  1. Specify the date and time at which you want the scan to run and then click Next.

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  1. Specify a rule to be applied if the scan cannot be run at the preferred time and then click Next.

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  1. Review the summary and click Finish to schedule your scan and return to the main program window. The scan you created will appear in the list of scheduled tasks.