Avira AntiVir Premium Help
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Administration :: Scheduler
The Scheduler gives you the option of creating scheduled scanning and update jobs , and adapting or deleting existing jobs.
You can define that Avira AntiVir Premium searches for new virus definition files on the Internet server, for example, every 6 hours, and where appropriate loads and installs them. You can thus always keep Avira AntiVir Premium up to date without manual effort. Or you define that Avira AntiVir Premium is to scan the computer for viruses and unwanted programs, for example, daily at 22:00.
Toolbar, shortcuts and context menu
Insert new job
Creates a new job. An assistant clearly guides you through the necessary settings.
Opens a dialog window with more information on the selected job.
Opens the assistant to create and alter a job.
Deletes the selected jobs from the list.
Display report file
The report file of the Scheduler is displayed.
Start a marked job from the list.
Stops a started and marked job.
Type of job
The job is an update job.
The job is a scan job.
Name of the job.
Indicates whether the job is a scan or an update of Avira AntiVir Premium.
Indicates how often and when the job is started.
The following display modes are available:
Not visible: The job is carried out in the background and is not visible. This applies to scanning jobs and update jobs.
Minimize: The job window only displays a progress bar.
Maximize: The job window is completely visible.
The job is enabled by checking the box.
If the frequency of the job is set to Immediately, the job is started immediately after checking the box. This enables you to restart the job at any time on demand by checking the box.
Displays the status of the job:
Ready: The job is ready for execution.
Running: The job has started and is being executed.
Create jobs with the Scheduler
The AntiVir Premium assistant supports you in planning, configuring and creating
a timed scan for viruses and unwanted programs
a timed update of Avira AntiVir Premium via the Internet
For both types of jobs you must enter
the name and the description of the job
when the job should be started
how often the job should be carried out
the display mode of the job
Frequency of the job
Job is started immediately after ending the AntiVir Premium assistant.
Job is started daily at a certain time, e.g. 22:00.
Job is started weekly on a certain day or on several weekdays at a certain time, e.g. Tuesday and Friday, 16:26.
Job is carried out at certain intervals, e.g. every 24 hours (minimum scan job: 15 minutes, minimum update job: 15 minutes).
Job is carried out once at a defined time, e.g. on 10.04.04 at 10:04.
Job is carried out at each login of a windows user.
Start time of the job
You can define the weekday, date, time or interval when Avira AntiVir Premium should start the job. This is not displayed if you have entered Immediately as the start time.
Depending on the job type, there are various additional options
Also start job when connecting to Internet (dial-up)
In addition to the defined frequency, the job is carried out when an Internet connection is set up.
This option can be selected with an update job that is to be carried out daily, weekly or at other intervals.
Repeat job if the time has already expired
Past jobs are carried out that could not be carried out at the required time, for example because the computer was switched off.
This option can be selected both with an update job and with a scan job that is to be carried out daily, weekly, at intervals or once.
With a scan job, it is possible to select both pre-defined profiles and user-defined profiles in the dialog window Selection of the profile. The profile Manual selection is always carried out with the current selection.