Background scan

Background scan is a scan mode of Kaspersky Endpoint Security that does not display notifications for the user. Background scan requires less computer resources than other types of scans (such as a full scan). In this mode, Kaspersky Endpoint Security scans startup objects, kernel memory, and the system partition. A background scan is started in the following cases:

Background scan when the computer is idling is interrupted when any of the following conditions are true:

When performing a background scan, Kaspersky Endpoint Security does not scan files whose contents are located in OneDrive cloud storage.

To enable background scans of the computer:

  1. In the main application window, click the Settings button.
  2. In the application settings window, select Tasks → Background scan.
  3. Select the Scan when the computer is idling check box.
  4. To save changes, click the Save button.
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