Scan optimization

You can shorten the scan time and speed up Kaspersky Internet Security. This can be achieved by scanning only new files and those files that have altered since the last time they were scanned. This mode applies both to simple and compound files.

You can also set a restriction on scan duration for a file. Once the specified time period has elapsed, the file will be excluded from the current scan.

To scan only new and changed files:

  1. Open the application settings window.
  2. In the left part of the window, in the Scan section, select the required task (Full Scan, Critical Areas Scan or Custom Scan).
  3. In the Security level section, click the Settings button for the task selected.
  4. In the window that opens, on the Scope tab, in the Scan optimization section, check the Internet Security mark fs Scan optimization Scan only new and changed files box.

To set a restriction on scan duration:

  1. Open the application settings window.
  2. In the left part of the window, in the Scan section, select the required task (Full Scan, Critical Areas Scan or Custom Scan).
  3. In the Security level section, click the Settings button for the task selected.
  4. In the window that opens, on the Scope tab, in the Scan optimization section, check the Internet Security mark fs Scan optimization Skip files scanned longer than box and specify the scan duration for a file.

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Scan optimization