Does NOD32 Automatically Scan?

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by Marc39, Dec 26, 2008.

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  1. Marc39

    Marc39 Registered Member

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    Hi, I just installed NOD32 yesterday and am getting acquainted with it. One basic question is does it automatically scan? If not, do I need to scan manually or, if it does scan automatically, do I have to set a time for it to do so? Thanks!
     
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    You need to add a task in the scheduler to do that, the task u need to select is a On-demand computer scan and u can set the time when u want to do it.
     
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    Thanks, but, where do I find the scheduler on the user interface?
     
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    In the lower left corner you will see something that says "Display: Standard Mode". Click on that and change it to Advanced Mode and you will then be able to see the Scheduler under Tools.
     
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    Thanks, again! I'm almost there---I set the scan for once a day (Is this ok or is once a week acceptable?) and clicked the "finish" button and it confirmed the scheduled scan task, but, the scan task does not appear on the Scheduler/Planner page. Did I overlook something?
     
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    Done, thanks, again, for your help. Here are more detailed instructions in case anyone needs them...
    http://www.betterantivirus.com/nod32-antivirus-faqs/faqs/1194037190.html
     
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    You're welcome. Glad to see u could solve it. About ur concern about scanning daily or weekly, actually that decision is up to you, but I think a scan weekly would be ok.
     
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    What a nice forum! I just changed from Norton to ESET and am happy I made the decision. Thanks, again.
     
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    Keep in mind ESET is also always scanning in real time. Basically the files you are accessing/your system is accessing are scanned in the background incase they are harmful.
     
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