You might want to customize scheduled or on-demand scans for the clients that run on Windows computers. You can set options for scans of compressed files and optimize the scan for computer or scan performance.
To customize an administrator-defined scan for the clients that run on Windows computers
In the console, open a Virus and Spyware Protection policy.
Under Windows Settings, click Administrator-defined scans.
Do one of the following actions:
Under Scheduled Scans, select the scheduled scan that you want to customize, or create a new scheduled scan.
Under Administrator On-demand Scan, click Edit.
On the Scan Details tab, select Advanced Scanning Options:
On the Compressed Files tab, you can reduce the number of levels to scan compressed files. If you reduce the number of levels, you might improve client computer performance.
On the Tuning tab, change the tuning level for the best client computer performance or the best scan performance.
Click OK to save changes.
On the Scan Details tab, you can enable or disable Insight Lookup for legacy 12.1.x clients only.
For Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager versions earlier than 14, you can click the Insight Lookup tab to change any of the settings to adjust how Insight Lookup handles reputation detections.
For scheduled scans only, on the Schedule tab, set any of the following options:
You can set how long the scan runs before it pauses and waits until the client computer is idle. You can also randomize scan start time.
Missed Scheduled Scans
You can specify a retry interval for missed scans.