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Kudos0

What is your opinion on FULL IDLE SCAN.

Dear Norton Experts,

What is your opinion on FULL IDLE SCAN.

Hi, I understand that if user have their PC on 24/7, it is recommended to use FULL IDLE SCAN.

For my case, I rarely have my PC on 24/7.  Actually, my PC is off most of the time and only use it for several hours a day.

In that case, do you recommend that I have the FULL IDLE SCAN on weekly, monthly or quarterly. Or should I turn off the FULL IDLE SCAN and use schedule scan instead.

THank you

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Kudos0

Re: What is your opinion on FULL IDLE SCAN.

I would say that because your computer if off most of the time, Schedule a Full System Scan.

I think it is good for people who have their computers on a lot/connected to the Internet. 

However, with regard to all Background Tasks, there should be more options, for example, all Background Tasks having a Section for them in the N.I.S. Options/Settings.

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Kudos0

Re: What is your opinion on FULL IDLE SCAN.

Dear Floating Red,

Thank you, I shall heed to your advice.

P/S :- How do you run LIVEUPDATE during Idle Mode. 

Thank you

Kudos0

Re: What is your opinion on FULL IDLE SCAN.

Automatic Norton LiveUpdate = Idle Norton LiveUpdate.

I would set a Full System Scan Weekly.

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