The System Scanner section enables you to easily configure and start a system scan. Predefined profiles enable a system scan with already adapted default options. In the same way it is possible to adapt the system scan for viruses and unwanted programs to your personal requirements with the help of manual selection.
The display and handling of the editable profiles corresponds to that of the Windows Explorer. Every folder in the main directory corresponds to one profile. Folders to be scanned are selected or can be selected with a check mark in front of the folder to be scanned.
To change drives, double-click the required letter of the drive.
To select drives, you can click on the box in front of the drive icon.
You can navigate through the menu structure with the aid of the scroll bar and the scroll arrows.
Predefined scan profiles are available if required.
These profiles are read-only and cannot be altered or deleted. To adapt a profile to your requirements, select the folder Manual selection.
The scanning options for the predefined profiles can be set in Configuration > System Scanner > Scan > Files. You can adapt these settings to your requirements.
All local drives on your system are scanned for viruses or unwanted programs.
Local Hard Disks
All local hard disks on your system are scanned for viruses or unwanted programs.
All available removable drives of your system are scanned for viruses or unwanted programs.
Windows System Directory
The Windows system directory of your system is scanned for viruses or unwanted programs.
Complete system scan
All local hard disks on your computer are scanned for viruses or unwanted programs. During the scan, all scanning processes, with the exception of the integrity checking of system files, are employed: Standard scan of files, scanning of registry and boot sectors, scanning for rootkits, etc. (see System Scanner > Overview). The scanning processes are performed regardless of the scanner setting in the configuration under System Scanner > Scan: Other settings.
Quick system scan
The most important folders of your system (directories Windows, Programs, Documents and SettingsLocal User, Documents and SettingsAll Users) are scanned for viruses and unwanted programs.
The default ”My Documents” location of the logged-in user is scanned for viruses and unwanted programs.
Under Windows, “My Documents” is a directory in the profile of the user that is used as the default location for documents that have been saved. The default setting for the directory is C:Documents and Settings[user name]My Documents.
All current processes are scanned for viruses or unwanted programs.
Scan for Rootkits and active malware
The computer is scanned for rootkits and active (running) malware programs. All running processes are checked.
The rootkits scan is not available for Windows XP 64 bit !
Select this drive if you want to adapt the scan to your individual requirements.