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Edit a custom scan

Apr 25, 2010

You can edit a custom scan that you created. You can include additional files or folders to the scan or remove the files and folders that you do not want to scan. You can also change the name of the scan.

You can edit a custom scan in the Scans window.

To edit a custom scan
  1. In the Norton Internet Security main window, in the Computer pane, click Scan Now.
  2. Click Run Custom Scan.
  3. In the Scans dialog box, next to the custom scan that you want to modify, click Edit.
  4. Select the items that you want to include in the scan list.

    You can use both options to select the combination of items that you want. Your options are:

    Add folders Select the folders and drives to be scanned.
    Add files Select the individual files to be scanned.
  5. In the resulting dialog box, select the items that you want to scan.

    If you select a folder, all of the files in that folder are included. If you select a drive, all of the folders and files on that drive are included.
  6. To add the selected items to the list of items to scan, do one of the following:

    • In the Scan Files dialog box, click Add.
    • In the Scan Folders dialog box, click Add.
  7. If you need to remove an item from the list, select it, and then click Remove.
  8. After you have edited the list of items to be scanned, click Next.
  9. If you want to edit the name of the scan, then delete the existing name and type a new name.
  10. Click Finish.

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