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strange Idle scan, not having been started by me, rather a full scan?

  • 21 May 2019
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I rather say this is a full scan not having been started by me ...


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Welcome. A Rootkit Scan is starting automatically a short time after startup.
Yes, but this is an Idle scan,
and I don't know for how long this was already running
as I noticed this because of the harddisk access LED ...
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Hi mainziman,

I think you have enabled this option:


Click on the question mark for more info
yes Martin, this setting is enabled; I just was confused how an Idle scan can this be ...
what means Idle?
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@mainziman How Idle Scan works in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 19

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