Idle Scan

Idle Scan is a scan mode in which Kaspersky Anti-Virus will not display notifications. This scan requires fewer computer resources than other types of scans (for example, Full Scan). In this mode Kaspersky Anti-Virus will scan startup objects, kernel memory, and the system partition.

Idle Scan will be run in the following cases:

The Idle Scan will be stopped if any of the following conditions is satisfied:

When running the Idle Scan, Kaspersky Anti-Virus does not scan files whose contents are located in OneDrive cloud storage.

In order to run Idle Scan manually, perform the following actions:

  1. Open the main application window.
  2. Click the Scan button.

    The Scan window opens.

  3. In the Scan window, in the Idle Scan section, click the Run scan button.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus will start scanning the startup objects, kernel memory, and system partition.

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