How Do I Configure the OneCare Daily Virus Scan? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi All,


    I acquired a new notebook computer with Microsoft Vista a few days ago.   I signed up for Microsoft Live OneCare, pleased to have all these malware, backup and other issues dealt with in one program with online service.


    I have a scheduled a daily scan with no difficulty.


    Now here are my questions: how do I configure the scan?  I'd like to have my entire C-drive scanned every day, if it can be accomplished unobtrusively.   


    Or, if I cannot configure the scheduled daily scan, how do I find out what files/folders it is scanning?





    Sunday, April 6, 2008 9:48 PM


  • The daily scan looks at the common areas for infection and typically completes within a few minutes. A full scan happens during a scheduled Tune-up and can take quite a bit longer to scan all local drives except for locations and files you exclude. You can't configure the quick daily scan.



    Monday, April 7, 2008 4:32 PM