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How do I schedule updates in Spybot 2?

October 20th, 2015

To schedule Updates:

– Open Spybot’s “Start Center” by right-clicking on the Spybot icon and choosing the option to “Run as administrator”.

– Go to “Settings” (tick “Advanced User Mode” if you do not see “Settings”).

– Go to “Schedule”.

OR

– Open Spybot’s “Start Center” by right-clicking on the Spybot icon and choosing the option to “Run as administrator”.

– Go to “Update” (tick “Advanced User Mode” if you do not see “Update”).

– Click on “configure Schedules”.

This will open the Schedule tab with Settings.
– Click on “Add” for the Update task, if it has not already been added.

– Click “Edit”. (This will open up the Windows Task Scheduler).

– In the top left of the Task Scheduler, click on the small black arrow beside “Task Scheduler Library”.

– This will then show you subfolders of the Task Scheduler.

– Click on “Safer Networking”.

– Click on Spybot – Search & Destroy”.

– Right-click on the “Check for updates” task and then click properties.

– Go to the “Triggers” tab and then click “Edit”.

– Here, you can set the parameters for when and how you want the scan to run.

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FAQ Category: Spybot 2, Task Scheduling, Updates

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