Mcafee Antivirus Is Slowing Down My Computer
Posted 28 June 2007 - 01:06 PM
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Posted 29 June 2007 - 09:16 AM
You do not want to disable real time scanning.
This is what monitors your computer, at all times, for any malicious programs that may try to sneak in.
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Posted 29 June 2007 - 12:38 PM
Posted 01 July 2007 - 02:16 PM
You can schedule scans to thoroughly check your computer for viruses and other threats at specified intervals.
To schedule a scan:
On the Advanced Menu, click Configure.
On the Configure pane, click Computer & Files.
Under Virus protection, click Advanced.
On the Virus Protection pane, click Scheduled Scan.
Ensure that Enable scheduled scanning is selected.
Select the check box beside the day of the week on which to perform the scan.
Click values in the start time lists to specify a start time.
Tip: To use the default schedule, Click Reset.
This is the way to schedule a scan. Go to McAfee Security Center. Follow instructions then it will scan when you want it to.
Posted 02 July 2007 - 04:12 PM
or switch to nod32 or kaspkersky ( spelling ? )
they are very fast and really dont slow ur computer at all .. they do require more work on your part as aposed to macafee where it does everything for u automaticly ...
its all preferences