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Specify the scan type to use for a scheduled scan



This policy setting allows you to specify the scan type to use during a scheduled scan. Scan type options are:1 = Quick Scan (default)2 = Full ScanIf you enable this setting the scan type will be set to the specified value. If you disable or do not configure this setting the default scan type will used.


Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows Defender -> Scan # ScanParameters; HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows Defender -> Scan # ScanParameters

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Windows Defender -> Scan

Notes

* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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