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Best Answer phillpower2 , 08 January 2017 - 04:27 AM

   CerebralFreeze, Is it possible to have your computer locked but still have the antivirus still running its scans?  (I'm assuming no.)  Sorry but not possible withou... Go to the full post »


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Hi, everyone.  I've been searching the forum and the web for this answer for actually quite a bit and I can't seem to find anything for something so simple.  The threads I've read seem to suggest that there is no solution besides paid software.
 
Here is the problem.  I have antivirus and antimalware software.  And it comes with autoscans that you can set daily.  I want mine to go off at night around 3 am since I'd rather not having scans going off while I'm working.  I was able to learn how to wake up my computer at a certain time.  (This took a long time to research in itself!)  But how do you guys get over the hurdle of the Windows login?
 
Is it possible to have your computer locked but still have the antivirus still running its scans?  (I'm assuming no.)
 
If not, I'll accept the security issue of the automatic login and risk it because my office is locked.  But is there a way to get the windows to automatically login without getting rid of my Windows login?
 
Is it possible?

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:welcome:   CerebralFreeze,

 

Is it possible to have your computer locked but still have the antivirus still running its scans?  (I'm assuming no.)

 

 

Sorry but not possible without the OS in this instance Windows 10 loading first.

 

Not sure if there is such a thing as an AV that has its own boot loader but even if there was it wouldn't be much use if it couldn't scan the whole of the HDD/data that is contained on the drive.


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