What is the Symantec definition of an "Idle State?"
Is it CPU utilization?
Copied this from the Norton Help Center (About Idle Time Scans):
Norton Internet Security keeps your computer secure from ongoing threats by automatically running scans on your computer by using the Idle Time Scans feature. Idle Time Scans detect the time when you do not use your computer and intelligently run scans depending on the scan history of your computer.
In other words, when you are not using programs, or not running a program as such, or not installing anything, then your computer is idle...kind of in a stable napping state ;-))
If you have "Idle Time Scans" set to *off*, how is the Insight Submission task run? (just an example)
If you turn off Idle Time Scan, then Full Scans will not run during idle time. All other tasks will continue to run as usual.
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