How to run a Full System Scan with TechGenie Antivirus?
Get your doubts cleared here. When you run a Full System Scan with TechGenie Antivirus, computer undergoes a thorough scanning. It scans your entire PC for all types of malware that could be a threat-to security, such as viruses, spyware, adware, rootkits and others. You can run a Full System Scan at least once a week.
Before you begin with a Full System Scan, it is recommended to perform the below given actions:
- First, make sure Antivirus has the most recent updates for malware signatures. It is recommended to go for frequent updates as scanning using an outdated signature database may prevent Antivirus from detecting new malware identified after the last update.
- Second, shut down all open programs.
Now, follow these steps to run a Full System Scan:
- Open the Antivirus window.
- On the Antivirus panel, click Scan and select Full System Scan.
- Follow the Antivirus Scan wizard to complete the scan.
- To Stop or Pause the scan:
- You can stop scanning anytime you want by clicking “Stop Scan”. You will go directly to the last step of the wizard.
- To temporarily stop the scanning process click “Pause Scan”. You will have to click “Resume Scan” to restart scanning.
- At the end of the scan, the scan result window will appear.Click on Scan results button to view the scan results in detail.
Once you are through the process, you can choose an overall action to be taken for all issues or you can select separate actions for each group of issues detected. The following options will appear on the menu:
- Delete: You can delete the threat found by clicking on Delete.
- Quarantine: You can move the identified threat to a Quarantine folder by clicking on Quarantine.
- Mark as Safe: An identified threat marked as Mark as Safe is considered safe hereafter and is not detected as threat in all future scans.
Hope the above-mentioned steps have helped you in resolving your problem. Performing a complete scanning on your system may take little time. So, it is recommended to run this task when your computer is not in use.