Turn off or turn on Idle Scans

Your Norton product keeps your Mac secure from latest security threats by automatically running scans on your computer using the Idle Scans feature. Your Norton product detects the time when you do not use your Mac and intelligently runs the scan.

You should always keep the Idle Scans option turned on to let your Norton product scan your computer when it becomes idle.

Turn off or turn on Idle Scans

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

  2. On the left pane, click Protect my Mac.

  3. In the Idle Scans row, move the switch to off or on.

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DOCID: v95123622_nsmac_retail_en_us
Operating System: Mac OS X
Last modified: 01/30/2017