How to schedule a System Scan?

Note: Task Scheduling is only available in the licensed editions of Spybot

By default, the System Scan is set to run on the 1st of every month.

To schedule a System Scan:

  • Open Spybot’s Start Center by right-clicking on the Spybot icon and choosing the option to Run as administrator.
  • Tick Advanced User Mode.
  • Go to Settings.
  • Go to Schedule, and click on Add beside the System Scan task.

  • 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 Scan the system 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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