5189 - How often should I scan my computer?


Recommended frequency for launching a scan of the whole computer is once a week.

To enable the automatic scan or schedule your own regular scan:

  1. Open the AVG program.
  2. Next to the Scan now button, click the Scan Options.
  3. Click Manage scheduled scans.
  4. A list of planned tasks will be displayed:
  5. Make sure that the switch on the top of the window is set to Enabled.
  6. Adjust the time of the regular scan according to your needs.
    Note: You can acces more detailed options also by clicking Settings and Location in the left menu.
  7. Click Save.