Specify the interval to run quick scans per day

This policy setting allows you to specify an interval at which to perform a quick scan. The time value is represented as the number of hours between quick scans. Valid values range from 1 (every hour) to 24 (once per day). If set to zero, interval quick scans will not occur. By default, this setting is set to 0.

If you enable this setting, a quick scan will run at the interval specified.

If you disable or do not configure this setting, a quick scan will run at a default time.

Supported on: At least Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 or Windows RT
Specify the interval to run quick scans per day

Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Scan
Value NameQuickScanInterval
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
Min Value0
Max Value24

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