GridinSoft Anti-Malware conducts scans automatically upon startup and after virus databases updates. Nevertheless, you can carry out a scan whenever you want. To do the on-demand scan, take a look at the Scan tab and see what options you have.
Several types are available. The Quick scan quickly checks the system with no need for further configuration of the scan parameters. It examines the most critical parts of your system. The Full scan checks all of your computer and hard disks for the availability of threats. By selecting the Standart scan button, you may scan all the standard threats locations on your PC. Recommended.
The Custom scan allows the user to select any of the particular folders. Please, use it to scan your external hard drives and removable disks plugged into your computer (flash drives, memory sticks). It’s possible to choose different options for scanning on a Custom scan. For example, you can additionally scan ActiveX components, services, extensions, and startups for the presence of other available infections.
To schedule a scan (regular or one-time), go to the Settings tab and choose Scheduled Scan in the left pane. You will see options. For both ordered recurrent scans or a one-time scan, you can specify when the procedure will start and what type of scan it will be.