Join Nancy C. Muir for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring full-system scans, part of Norton Internet Security Essential Training.
…In this movie, I'll show you how to configure full system scans.…Full scans check out every file on your computer,…and they can take a while to run.…You can configure full system scan settings to run when and…how you want them to.…Starting at the Norton main window, click Settings,…click Computer Scan, click Full System Scan.…This opens the Edit Scan window.…On the Scan Schedule tab, you can set the schedule for a full system scan.…For example, you could choose to run one daily, weekly, or monthly.…
Or you could choose to run scans at regular intervals.…Click Run at a Specific Time Interval.…And then on the right hand side, you can enter a number and a unit.…For example, 30 days, ten hours, and so on.…Using the check boxes at the bottom of this window,…you can make certain settings.…You can tell Norton to run a full scan only when you're not using the computer.…Or you can run a scan only when your laptop is plugged into power, so…your battery isn't drained.…
Select Prevent Standby to stop your computer from going into…
She explains how to set up real-time protection, configure scans of your system, and schedule tasks so that they don't hog system resources at important times. She'll also show how to set up a Smart Firewall to protect your entire network, and configure antivirus and antispam protection for messaging and email. Then learn how to protect and control your family's experience online, use an Identity Safe account for web browsing, and work with Norton's add-on cloud-sharing, mobile security, and remote monitoring services. Finally, Nancy explains how to incorporate Norton software as part of an overall privacy and security effort.
- Installing Norton Internet Security
- Excluding sites from scans
- Viewing performance data
- Running updates
- Configuring and running scans
- Protecting yourself online and on mobile devices