You can configure whether or not the scan progress dialog box appears on Windows client computers. If you allow the dialog box to appear on client computers, users are always allowed to pause or delay an administrator-defined scan.
When you allow users to view scan progress, a link appears in the main pages of the client UI to display scan progress for the currently running scan. A link to reschedule the next scheduled scan also appears.
When you allow users to view scan progress, the following options appear in the main pages of the client UI:
When a scan runs, the message link scan in progress appears.
The user can click the link to display the scan progress.
A link to reschedule the next scheduled scan also appears.
You can allow the user to perform the following scan actions:
A paused scan automatically restarts after a specified time interval elapses.
Users can stop a Power Eraser analysis but cannot pause or snooze it.
You can click Help for more information about the options that are used in this procedure.
To allow users to view scan progress and interact with scans on Windows computers
In the console, open a Virus and Spyware Protection policy.
Under Windows Settings, click Administrator-defined Scans.
On the Advanced tab, under Scan Progress Options, click Show scan progress or Show scan progress if risk detected.
To automatically close the scan progress indicator after the scan completes, check Close the scan progress window when done.
Check Allow user to stop scan.
Click Pause Options.
In the Scan Pause Options dialog box, do any of the following actions:
To limit the time that a user may pause a scan, check Limit the time the scan may be paused, and then type a number of minutes. The range is 3 to 180.
To limit the number of times a user may delay (or snooze) a scan, in the Maximum number of snooze opportunities box, type a number between 1 and 8.
By default, a user can delay a scan for one hour. To change this limit to three hours, check Allow users to snooze the scan for 3 hours.