Scheduling a virus scan in Norton AntiVirus 11 for Mac

Schedule virus scan

  1. Start Norton AntiVirus.

  2. In the Automatic Protection tab, click the lock icon to make changes.

  3. In the Authenticate dialog, type your administrator name and password.

  4. On the Automatic Protection tab, under Scheduled Protection, click Configure.

  5. In the Scheduled Protection Configuration window, do one of the following:

    • Click Add Virus Scan Event.

    • Drag an item to scan from the Finder into the Scheduled Protection Configuration window.

  6. In the Event Name field, type a name for the scan event, such as "Friday Documents Scan."

  7. From the Event Type pop-up menu, select Virus Scan.

  8. From the Event Frequency pop-up menu, choose how often you want the scan to occur.

  9. Use the calendar to pick a preferred day of the week for a weekly event, or day of the month for a monthly event.

  10. Set the event time.

  11. Click the colored text next to Item to Scan to select the files, folders, or disks you want to scan, and then click Choose.

  12. The scan task and its settings appear in the Scheduled Events list.

  13. Click OK.

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DOCID: v57087744_EndUserProfile_en_us
Operating System: Mac OS X
Last modified: 04/04/2014