Include files for Automatic Scans

If you think that any file or application on your Mac is vulnerable, you can add it for Automatic Scans.

For example, if you think the Downloads folder in your Mac that you use frequently to download files from the Internet is vulnerable, you can add the Downloads folder to Automatic Scans. Your Norton product scans this folder when it is modified and ensures that your Mac is not infected.

You can use the Scan only these folders option and customize Automatic Scans to scan only the selected files.

Include a file for Automatic Scans

  1. In the Norton product main window, click Advanced.

  2. On the left pane, click Protect My Mac

  3. In the Automatic Scans row, click the settings icon.

  4. In the Automatic Scans window, select Scan only these folders from the drop-down list.

  5. Click +.

  6. Browse for the folder that you want to scan automatically.

  7. Click Add.

  8. Click Save.

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DOCID: v54278144_nsmac_retail_en_us
Operating System: Mac OS X
Last modified: 09/01/2017