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Published on 06.23.09 by Brent Trahan

Stop Microsoft Security Essentials from Scanning On a Schedule

Learn how to stop Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) from scanning your computer on a schedule.

Turn Scheduled MSE Scanning Off

  1. Open Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) by going to Start, All Programs, Microsoft Security Essentials, and then select Microsoft Security Essentials.

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  2. Select the Settings tab.
  3. Uncheck Run a scheduled scan on my computer (recommended) and then click Save changes.

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