Schedule Scan in Windows Defender Antivirus in Windows 10  

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  1.    1 Week Ago #10

    Brink said: View Post
    It would be nice to have an option in Windows Security to schedule a scan.

    Please send feedback to Microsoft requesting this feature in the Feedback Hub app. If enough people requests or upvote feedback for it, Microsoft may add it.
    My dear Brink,

    The point is that Windows Defender (in its various iterations: WinDef, OneCare [!], MSE) did indeed have that feature.

    So, it's not really a feature that someone at Microsoft needs to figure out how to do and, then, add.
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       1 Week Ago #11

    Agreed. It just needs to be added back via Windows Security now.

    Having enough people request it via the Feedback Hub can help make this happen.
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  3.    1 Week Ago #12

    Brink said: View Post
    It would be nice to have an option in Windows Security to schedule a scan.

    Please send feedback to Microsoft requesting this feature in the Feedback Hub app. If enough people requests or upvote feedback for it, Microsoft may add it.
    Good idea, I will do that now.

    I wouldn't have known how to schedule a scan if I hadn't read this thread, and I wouldn't have been able to work it out myself as it's quite an involved process.
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