SHSU currently uses Microsoft Defender for virus scanning. Defender performs quick scan daily and full scan weekly by default. Most of the times, these scans run in the background or overnight, so you may never know the scan is happening. You can run an on-demand scan at any time by following the instructions below.
First, open Defender by
- Search for Security in the Start Menu
- Highlight Windows Security
- Select Open
Once open, select Virus & threat protection.
For a Quick scan, which scan the most common areas were malware resides and only takes a few minutes, select Quick scan.
To scan the entire system, you will need to run a Full Scan. To access that option, select Scan options.
In the Scan options,
- Select Full scan.
- Click Scan now.