Microsoft Security Essentials - Disable Scheduled Scans

December 2016

To disable Scheduled Scans under Microsoft Security Essentials:
  • Click on the Settings Tab > Scheduled scan
  • Uncheck "Run a scheduled scan on my computer"
  • Validate with the "Save Changes button"

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