Running a virus scan can help you to identify and eliminate the threats caused by viruses and spyware. Running scans on a regular basis can ensure that these threats are dealt with quickly.

Run a virus scan using McAfee Internet Security

To run a virus scan:

  1. Open McAfee Internet Security on your computer.
  2. Select Virus and Spyware Protection.
  3. Choose Scan Your PC.
  4. Select your scan preference from the following:
    1. Run a Quick Scan: Quickly scans key areas of your PC that are most susceptible to infection.
    2. Run a Full Scan: Thoroughly checks your PC.
    3. Run a Custom Scan: Manually select locations and file types.
  5. Your scan will begin immediately and show you real-time progress.
  6. Once completed, the scan will provide you with a report highlighting any issues detected on your PC.

Related: How To: Schedule a virus scan in McAfee Internet Security

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