Skip to content

How to start or plan a whole computer scan

FAQ » Technical FAQ » AVG Security Products » Computer Protection » Computer protection » How to start or plan a whole computer scan

Print Copy link

To scan your computer with AVG:

  1. Open your AVG program.
  2. Click Scan now.
  3. The whole computer scan will start. Its progress will be displayed on your screen, however you can continue with your usual work.

To plan an automatic scan for your computer:

  1. Open your AVG program.
  2. Click the Scan Options button (next to the Scan now button).
  3. Click Manage scheduled scans.
  4. Open the scan schedule settings:
     • select the Scheduled scan and click Edit scan schedule to enable and edit the default plan; or
     • click Add scan schedule if you wish to add and specify your new scan schedule.
  5. Fill in the scan details.
  6. You can also access additional settings by clicking Settings and Options in the left menu.
  7. To activate the schedule, switch the slider in the upper part of the window to Enabled.
  8. Click Save to apply the settings.

If you need any assistance on this or any other subject, please feel free to contact AVG Customer Services.

Was this information helpful to you?

I want to know more: Read user guide