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Hi Forum,

Is there a way to prevent scans from running during certain times, like business hours 9 to 5?  It slows down my computer when I am trying to work.  I am using Malwarebytes Premium version 3.4.4 on Windows 7.

Is there a way to pause or delay a scan when it has started?  Is there a way to show a notification when a scan has started or is running, like changing or animating the icon in the Windows notification area?

Thanks, Danv49

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Greetings,

Yes, there are measures you can take to prevent the scans from occurring during certain hours.  You would need to go to Settings>Scan Schedule and click on your scheduled scan listed there to highlight it and then click Edit at the bottom.  Next, you would need to change some options such as the time it is set to occur if it is during business hours and also, if the issue is that the system is turned on for the first time throughout the day during business hours, you'll also likely need to disable the Recover missed tasks option so that the scan doesn't try to run after having missed a scheduled scan when the system is started during business hours, or change the number of hours for the recovery setting so that if it is a number of hours after the scheduled time which it would cause the scan to trigger during business hours, it is instead set to only recover the missed scan if it is earlier in the day and not during your organization's business hours (by default it is set to 23 hours, so it will basically run no matter what time the system becomes available for it to scan and that's likely why you're seeing it happen during business hours as that's when the machine is being turned on).

I hope that helps.  Please let us know if there's anything else we might assist you with.

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