A full scan using an antivirus consumes a significant amount of time. If you cannot do a full scan frequently, you can schedule the scanning process. Scheduled scan enables you to schedule the scanning process at the time you prefer. You can also specify how often you want your computer to be scanned automatically. If you want to know the correct procedure of the Panda Antivirus scheduled scan, follow the instructions mentioned below.

Steps to schedule scan in Panda antivirus

  • On your computer, open the Panda antivirus program.
  • In the main window, click on the Antivirus section followed by Add scheduled scan.
  • Go to the General tab and set the status to ON.
  • In the Name field, type the name of the scan.
  • In the Frequency field, indicate the scan frequency. You can choose weekly, daily, or monthly frequencies.
  • Choose the time and date at which you want to schedule your scan.
  • Choose your scan preference from the drop-down menu. You can scan your entire PC or its important areas. If you want to scan more items, click the + symbol and choose the items, such as drives, directories, and files you want to scan.
  • In case you want to delete any items you have already selected, click on the Delete button.
  • Finally, click Scan.
  • If you don’t want to scan a specific file or folder, you can add them to the Exclusions tab.
  • To do that, go to the Exclusions tab. Then, click Add and browse for the files and folders you want to exclude.
  • Finally, click OK. If you want to remove any of the files or folders from the exclusion list, select that item and click the Delete button.

In this manner, you can schedule a scan in Panda antivirus. If you have any other queries, you can reach out to us for remote assistance.


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