Create a custom scan

  1. On the Home page, under Anti-virus and HIPS, click Scans.
    For information about the Home page, see About the Home page.
  2. Click Set up a new scan.
  3. In the Scan name box, type a name for the scan.
  4. In the Items to scan panel, select the drives and folders you want to scan. To do this, select the check box to the left of each drive or folder. To learn about the icons that appear in the check boxes, refer to Representation of items to scan.
    Note Drives or folders that are unavailable (because they are offline or have been deleted) are displayed in a strikethrough font. They are removed from the Items to scan panel if they are deselected or if there is a change in the selection of their parent drive or folder(s).
  5. To configure the scan further, click Configure this scan. (Refer to for more information.)
  6. To schedule the scan, click Schedule this scan. (Refer to Configure a custom scan for more information.)
  7. Click Save to save the scan or Save and start to save and run the scan.