Under Scanner Settings you can configure default settings for scans:
- Detect Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) – PUPs are programs that are not dangerous by definition, but are usually unwanted by most users as they display ads or manipulate browsers.
Performance impact – Advises Windows to give the scanning threads the specified priority over other running processes. Priority can be set to a minimum to avoid negatively affecting the performance of other active tasks, e.g. when running lengthy background scans.
- Scan with highest priority for best speed – Define whether all CPU cores will be used with highest thread priority for best speed.
- Reduced priority for improved multitasking – Define whether two CPU cores will be saved for improved multitasking.
On scan completion – If you are scanning a large number of files that are expected to take a long time then you may wish to use the On scan completion setting to define what the program should do when the scan finishes:
- Report only – Report the results of the scan but do not automatically perform any other actions.
- Report only + computer shutdown – Report the results of the scan but do not automatically perform any other actions and shutdown the computer.
- Quarantine detections – Automatically move all detected objects into quarantine immediately after the scan finishes.
- Quarantine detections + computer shutdown – Automatically move all detected objects into quarantine immediately after the scan finishes and shutdown the computer.