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RogBrown

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Scheduled Scans
« on: February 08, 2014, 12:01:37 AM »
I have the free version of Avast & run a daily scheduled scan. I want to amend this but cannot find it. I can set up a new scheduled scan but can't access existing ones. Can anyone help please?

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Re: Scheduled Scans
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2014, 12:19:15 AM »
avast UI > Scan > [select appropriate scan] > Settings > Scheduling.
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Re: Scheduled Scans
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2014, 12:21:16 AM »
It is really simple...GUI>Scan>create a scan or change settings.

For what it's worth...I run a weekly scheduled quick scan and a monthly full scan.
If your daily scans keep coming up clean you can probably cut back on scan frequency.
We have forum members who do weekly quick scans and some who do twice a month scans.
We even have one member who rarely scans at all.
But to each their own.
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Re: Scheduled Scans
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2014, 10:40:04 AM »
Thanks, but this only enables me to create a new scan. I can't find the existing one to modify it.

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Re: Scheduled Scans
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2014, 12:28:23 PM »
Select the scan in the top drop down and then select settings

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Re: Scheduled Scans
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2014, 12:50:05 PM »
But the existing scan isn't in the drop-down box.

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Re: Scheduled Scans
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2014, 12:51:52 PM »
What scan are you trying to amend ?

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Re: Scheduled Scans
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2014, 12:53:43 PM »
Ok guys, I found it. Thanks for your help.  :D