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mdowod47 Newcomer 1 posts since
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Jul 25, 2013 11:34 PM

Scheduled Scans

This may sound like a dumb question, but does my computer have to be on for it to do the scheduled scan at 4am? I have my computer shut down to the point that I am not online and in sleep mode but not totally off.

  • Peacekeeper Volunteer Moderator 21,334 posts since
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    1. Jul 26, 2013 3:15 AM (in response to mdowod47)
    Re: Scheduled Scans

    As far as I know yes it has to be on not in sleep mode. Try it set the time to now plus 10 mins and and set in navigation general settings and alerts and Settings set wait till Pc idle to unticked that way it will force a start if it can. see what happens. Put it in sleep mode and see what happens I am sure it should not start but interesting to try.


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