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On-demand scan: Using a scan profile to scan for viruses and malware

A scan profile is a set of drives and directories to be scanned.

The following options are available for scanning via a scan profile:

if the predefined scan profile corresponds to your requirements.

if you want to scan with a customized scan profile.

if you want to create your own scan profile.

Depending on the operating system, various icons are available for starting a scan profile:

This icon starts the scan via a scan profile.
 

In Microsoft Windows Vista, the control center at the moment only has limited rights, e.g. for access to directories and files. Certain actions and file accesses can only be carried out in the control centre with extended administrator rights. These extended administrator rights must be granted at the start of each scan via a scan profile.
 

This icon starts a limited scan via a scan profile. Only directories and files that Windows Vista has granted access rights to are scanned.

This icon starts the scan with extended administrator rights. After confirmation, all directories and files in the selected scan profile are scanned.

To scan for viruses and malware with a scan profile:

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If you want to adapt a scan profile:

The following options are available, Select directories:

If you want to create a new scan profile:

The following options are available, Select directories:

 

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