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Windows 7: MS Security Essentials - Question

21 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 
MS Security Essentials - Question

Hello,

I have Win.7 Ultimate - 64 bit dual boot with XP 32 bit with 3 Hard

Drives. When I do a scheduled scan of my computer at say 300am will MS

Security scan all three drives?

I do not see anywhere in their program to change where it

will automatically scan, just when.

I do know I can manually scan a drive, file, etc.

Thanks

Bob

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21 Oct 2009   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Bob, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In MSE settings, you can change the "Scan type" to "Full scan" to have all hard drives scanned from the scheduled scan.

MS Security Essentials - Question-full_scan.jpg

Hope this helps,
Shawn


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22 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

Hi,

Thank you. That's the setting I've already changed it too.

I did think "Full vrs" Quick" was the type of scan rather then

the locations to be scanned.

Thanks again.

Bob
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22 Oct 2009   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

There's also this option to have removable drives scanned.

MS Security Essentials - Question-mse.jpg


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24 Oct 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

Hi,

Thanks for the info. Sorry for the delayed response, I've been out of town

Bob
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24 Oct 2009   #6
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome Bob. No problem.
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