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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

How to Schedule a Scan in ESET Antivirus Version 5

Description: ESET software has the ability to be scheduled to perform a scan on a regularly basis on your computer. ESET has the ability to schedule a scan daily, weekly, monthly, or just once. This how-to guide will walk you through scheduling an ESET scan.
  1. Open the ESET software by clicking Start, All Programs, ESET Folder, ESET NOD32 Antivirus folder, ESET NOD32 Antivirus.

    Open ESET Software

  2. Click on Tools on the menu, click on the Scheduler link.


  3. Click on the add button.


  4. Click on the down arrow and select Computer Scan, click on Next.

    computer scan

  5. Give the task a name, for this example the name Nightly Scan is typed in.
  6. Select the frequency you want the scan to run, for this example Daily was selected. Click on Next.

    select frequency

  7. Select a time the scan will run, and click on Next.

    Select time

  8. Select Wait until the next scheduled time, click on Next.

    click next

  9. The Add task window will confirm all the settings, click on Finish.

Now a scheduled task has been created and will run a scan at night on a daily basis.

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