Scan Types

OfficeScan provides the following scan types to protect client computers from security risks:

Scan types

Scan Type


Real-time Scan

Automatically scans a file on the computer as it is received, opened, downloaded, copied, or modified

See Real-time Scan for details.

Manual Scan

A user-initiated scan that scans a file or a set of files requested by the user

See Manual Scan for details.

Scheduled Scan

Automatically scans files on the computer based on the schedule configured by the administrator or end user

See Scheduled Scan for details.

Scan Now

An administrator-initiated scan that scans files on one or several target computers

See Scan Now for details.

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