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Cathygraced
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How do I do a full computer virus scan without my laptop shutting off before it is complete

A full virus scan takes hours.  How do I run a full scan without my laptop automaticlly shutting off before it is complete.

 

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Kalt
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Re: How do I do a full computer virus scan without my laptop shutting off before it is complete

There's not much you can do to improve the scanning speed other than closing open programs/processes and making sure you're running on the high performance power plan.

You can change your Power Options/power plan settings so that the computer stays on longer.
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