MDE

Occasional Contributor

windows defender started scanning  files on Monday and slow down the computer, working with CAD programs is very difficult , scan should be disabled on the work time

 

How can scan should be disabled on the work time

 

Is there any solution for this .. or else suggested me related documents that can i have refed.

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If you are running quick scans, this should honestly not slow down the pc very much, as it generally finishes very quickly (at least if you have SSD drives).

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/security/defender-endpoint/schedule-antivirus-scans?v...

If even this is difficult, I suppose you could disable the scheduled scans altogether, but scheduling them for the lunch break, or over night if circumstances allow it, would be better in my opinion.

You can't specify a time interval where scans will not start, but by default scheduled scans do not start while the pc is being used unless you have changed the default settings there. 

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