Many users have been searching for one of the essential features in Avast. Avast Schedule Scan is one option liked by every user that could save time for scanning at the regular hour. So why the schedule scans were essential?
Scanning is recommended by the Antiviruses so that you can make sure that your system is clean. As a result, users used to do a scan at least in a week, if not daily. Depending upon your system size, the minimum time to be taken for a complete scan is half an hour to one hour.
Though you can do your work at the time, these files are scanned, but the system performance remains down. You may feel that the system is slow in this period. So, it is preferred to schedule a Scan at a time when you are not working.
Avast Schedule Scan could easily be set through the Scan section. In the custom scan, you had a clock sign, and you could set the time for scanning through the option. But after renewal the latest option has changed the form of Avast Schedule Scan.
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When you install Avast, it makes a complete scan of your system and takes care of any vulnerability. After that, if you add or open any external file that is scanned first before including it in your computer. So, in turn, the form of scanning is changed, and Avast free schedule scan is no longer necessary.
However, if you still feel you schedule a scan, you can do so. But how to schedule an Avast scan in 2020? The process is buried in the protection tab.
Here is How to Set Avast on Schedule Scan in 2020:
· Open Avast Antivirus and Go to Protection Tab
Under protection tab, there are various scanning options available. Choose the first option called “Virus Scans”.
· Choose Custom Scan Option
From Virus Scans Tab, you will see option called “Other Scans”, from there, Choose the last option called “Custom Scan”.
· Create or Schedule New Custom Scan
Here you can set your avast scan schedule as per your need in avast free antivirus. Set your scan type, your preferred day, time and priorities of the scan.
Finally, save the custom scan settings and you are good to go. These settings will perform a custom scan automatically whenever your decided date and time comes.