Setting a Scheduled Scan for Antivirus for Mac

  • Solution ID:1060987
  • Last Updated:Sep. 04, 2019 7:14 PM (PST)
  • Applies to:Antivirus for Mac - 2018, 2019, 2020;
  • Configuring the scheduled scan | Antivirus for Mac

This article shows you how to set a scheduled scan using your Antivirus for Mac.​

To set a Scheduled Scan, do the following:

  1. Open the Scan Settings of your Trend Micro program. Do any of the following:
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    Using the main console
    Using the system tray icon


  2. Set the time and target for your scheduled scan.
    • Recommended Files - scans places where threats are likely to hide
    • All files on your Mac - scans all items in your computer
    • Only the files that you select - specify which files will be scanned

    Set the scheduled scan

  3. Click OK to apply changes.

    Click OK to apply changes

    If you are unable to make changes to the program, click the padlock icon on the lower left to unlock the settings.

    Lock icon