Webroot SecureAnywhere runs scans automatically every day, at about the same time you installed the software. The Scan Schedule settings enable you to change the schedules, to run scans at different times.
Scan Schedule setting
Enable Scheduled Scans
Allows scheduled scans to run on the endpoint.
Determines how often to run the scan. You can set a day of the week or select "on bootup" (when the computer starts).
Specifies the time to run the scan:
- Scan time options for when computer is idle are before 8:00 a.m., before noon, before 5:00 p.m., or before midnight.
- Scan time options for when resources are available are hourly, from 12:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Launches a scheduled scan within an hour after the user turns on the computer, if the scan did not run at the normally scheduled time. If this option is disabled, SecureAnywhere ignores missed scans.
Hide the scan progress window during scheduled scans
Runs scans silently in the background. If this option is disabled, a window opens and shows the scan progress.
Only notify me if an infection is found during a scheduled scan
Opens an alert only if it finds a threat. If this option is disabled, a small status window opens when the scan completes, whether a threat was found or not.
Do not perform scheduled scans when on battery power
Helps conserve battery power. If you want SecureAnywhere to launch scheduled scans when the endpoint is on battery power, deselect this option.
Do not perform scheduled scans when a full screen application or game is open
Ignores scheduled scans when the user is viewing a full-screen application, such as a movie or a game. Deselect this option if you want scheduled scans to run anyway.
Randomize the time of scheduled scans up to one hour for distributed scanning
Determines the best time for scanning (based on available system resources) and runs the scan within an hour of the scheduled time. If you want to force the scan to run at the scheduled time, deselect this option.
Perform a scheduled Quick Scan instead of a Deep Scan
Runs a quick scan of memory. We recommend that you keep this option deselected, so that deep scans run for all types of malware in all locations.