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 Scan

If 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.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Specify the scan type to use for a scheduled scan


  1. Quick scan
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Scan
    Value NameScanParameters
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1
  2. Full system scan
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Scan
    Value NameScanParameters
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value2


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