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How do I change the run time of the scheduled scan?

Windows XP:

Part 1:
Click Start menu -> All Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> Scheduled Tasks.

Part 2:
Double click the Sophos scheduled scan to open that task. Click the Schedule tab. Here you can change the day and times the scan will run. Make sure you set the scan for a time your computer is likely to be on--the scan will only run while your computer is turned on.

Windows 7:

Part 1:
Click Start menu -> All Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> Scheduled Tasks. Click “Task Scheduler Library” to see the Sophos scheduled scan.

Part 2:
Double click the Sophos scheduled scan to open that task. Click the “Triggers” tab. Double click the weekly entry shown. Here you can change the day and times the scan will run. Make sure you set the scan for a time your computer is likely to be on--the scan will only run while your computer is turned on.

 

Windows Vista:

Part 1:
Open control panel-> Performance and Maintenance -> scheduled tasks. 

Part2:
Double click the Sophos scheduled scan, then click on the schedule tab. Here you can change the day and times the scan will run. Make sure you set the scan for a time your computer is likely to be on--the scan will only run while your computer is turned on.



This article was updated: 07/9/2013