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                It would like of he/she knows about somebody as I should program one hour everybody for everyday the antivirus begins to do the sweeping in the system. because I already sought in the item configurations and I didn't find in place none. 
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If I understood you correctly, I can say there is not a schedule option in the home version.
Scheduling is only available in Professional version.
To schedule automatic scans in Home version: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=2;action=display;threadid=3796
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With the different levels of protection of and the fall back of the Standard Shield, I find the need for daily scheduled scans lessened. I prefer to do a manual scan with my regular weekly maintenance tasks. I set it to Scan Standard sensitivity without archives, this provides a compromise between performance and protection.

The major disadvantage with the task scheduler trick of using ashquick.exe is, it will scan every file of the hdd, partition, folder or file that you set it to scan; even those files not considered a potential threat, this can take a long time. It is possible to add certain folders to the exclusions list for say your media files, etc. This could leave you vulnerable if that folder got infected as it wouldn't be scanned by the on-demand scanner as you have excluded it.
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