Create a custom scan

You can create a custom scan if you regularly scan a particular segment of your computer. This custom scan lets you scan the segment frequently without having to specify it every time. You can also schedule the custom scan to run automatically on specific dates and times or at periodic intervals. You can schedule a scan according to your preferences. If the scheduled scan begins when you use your computer, you can run the scan in the background instead of stopping your work.

You can delete the scan when it is no longer necessary. For example, if you work on a project for which you need to swap files frequently with others. In this case, you might want to create a folder into which you copy and scan those files before using them. When the project is done, you can delete the custom scan for that folder.

Create a custom scan

  1. In the Norton main window, double-click Security, and then click Scans.

  2. In the Scans window, under Scans and Tasks, click Custom Scan.

  3. Click Go.

  4. In the Scans window, click Create Scan.

  5. In the New Scan window, in the Scan Name box, type a name for the scan.

    You cannot specify a scan name that is already in use.

  6. On the Scan Items tab, add the items that you want to scan. Select the scan items

  7. On the Scan Schedule tab, set the frequency and time at which you want to perform the scan. Schedule a scan

  8. On the Scan Options tab, configure the scan options as required. Configure the scan options

  9. Click Save.

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DOCID: v1910850_ns_retail_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 06/20/2017