Avast scheduled scan not running

Avast scheduled scan not running

Schedule automated pc scan in windows® vista using avast

I found that I no longer have the ability to schedule any scans unless I create a custom scan. Is this a design flaw or a UI flaw? The choice to schedule a complete virus scan used to be next to the Priority field in previous versions, but it’s now gone. I’m using version 19.2.2364 of the software (build 19.2.4186.431) Take a look at this screenshot: 2EMArcN (https://jmp.sh/2EMArcN)
Unfortunately, a fresh install did not get the Schedule area back. Also, my Full Scan was run today after my Custom Scan. That’s what I was worried about. How do I turn off the Full Scan and just use Custom Scan? If I can accomplish that, I’ll disregard the UI flaw.
Your operating system, browser, and services you use all change over time.
Your antivirus software is now modified. It’s time to get used to the new settings. They’ll probably change again once we’ve gotten used to the new changes. Nothing has remained the same. Also shopping in a supermarket is an experience since the merchandise is continuously moved about.
on March 14, 2019, 01:59:44 PM, from bob3160
Your operating system, browser, and services you use all change over time.
Your antivirus software is now modified. It’s time to get used to the new settings. They’ll probably change again once we’ve gotten used to the new changes. Nothing has remained the same. Also shopping in a store is an experience since the merchandise is continuously moving about. Oh, I completely understand. For a living, I work as a user experience/digital product designer. Change isn’t something I despise; in truth, I enjoy it on occasion. However, from the perspective of user experience, this is a bad design decision. If I want to monitor a custom scan, I’ll have to schedule two scans, one of which I won’t be able to control (the Full Scan). For the time being, I’ve set the priority of my Full Scan to low so that it doesn’t run while I’m trying to relax and play video games on my PC in the evening. I’m not going to bother scheduling a custom scan because it’ll do the same thing.

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On December 15, 2017, at 06:09:55 AM, dlp69 posted a quote.

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Great query… they took away the interface and made it impossible to access the schedule, so I now have a scheduled fast scan that I can’t avoid.

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You should still use the Task Scheduler in Windows.

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From here, you can access and terminate all activities. You can even use it to start your own company.
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I’ve gotten around one problem-solving process (“known issue”) and am now happily at the big improvement section: the central CS malfunction appears to be solved, at least for today (and after last night’s Windows 10 update, hmm). So, yay, my Custom Scan went off without a hitch this morning. This is fantastic! Thank you very much. However, I’m now working on Phase Two of the problem, which is the normal secondary flaw: Please correct the progress indicator for your Custom Scan. I currently have to open the UI to check the progress of my Custom scan (as of 12/16), which I can then reduce to provide myself with continuous scanning status as required. I’m hoping that the Custom Scan (or the resurrected Quick Scan, which was significantly faster) will soon provide a fully functional, automatically triggered progress indicator (message box or animated icon or similar mechanism). Thank you once more. Sorry for the inconvenience. To all of you out there, I wish you a happy day, etc. jjb —

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My company has about 50 employees as well. We use avast’s controlled anti-virus solution. Every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. EST, I run the scheduled scan. Users can pause scanning for up to 6 minutes, but otherwise they have no power. I don’t get many questions about Avast’s slowness because it’s not a resource hog.
I’m glad I’m not the only one who thinks scanning should be done on a regular basis. We use a LOT of apps, which I should have mentioned in my original article. I’ve seen the scan run on over 800,000 files, and occasionally more than a million. This could take anywhere from an hour on our fastest workstations to more than five hours on laptops.
We use AVG as well, and we run the scan overnight on weekends while everyone is off work.
When they take their laptops home, we advise them to leave them running to scan if they don’t want the slowdown the next time they turn them on.
It has made users’ lives much simpler.
I’m glad I’m not the only one who thinks scanning should be done on a regular basis. We use a LOT of apps, which I should have described in my original article. I’ve seen the scan run on over 800,000 files, and occasionally more than a million. This could take anywhere from an hour on our fastest workstations to more than five hours on laptops.

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Okay, I changed both machines’ schedules to run a fast scan at noon, but neither did; I changed both schedules to 1805 at one minute after noon, and they both started right at 1205; I don’t think the same thing will happen tomorrow.
Seedy’s quote from December 8, 2014, 07:11:07 PM
Okay, I changed both machines’ schedules to run a fast scan at noon, but neither did; I changed both schedules to 1805 at one minute after noon, and they both started right at 1205; I don’t think the same thing will happen tomorrow. So, after the scan, Desktop shut down, and I restarted it a few minutes later… and now, as 1805 rolls around, it’s running again… The laptop has not been restarted. It seems that there is no way of knowing when the thing will run. And no one from the support team has said anything about it? It appears to have been reported on and off for years.
I’m adding my name to the list of people who have had issues with the scheduled scan not running on time. My timer was set for 22:00, but it consistently started at 13:00. We’ll see what happens if we schedule it for 13:00. However, I’d like to see this resolved; working around a mistake in a service I pay for doesn’t seem right.

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