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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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