Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware (Beta) is a new security technology that helps to protect you from spyware and other unwanted software. You can use Windows AntiSpyware (Beta) to manually scan your computer for spyware or schedule a scan automatically on a regular basis at any time you choose. This is called a "scheduled scan."
Using the scheduled scan feature is similar to configuring your computer for Automatic Updates, the Windows program that helps keep all your software up-to-date. Like Automatic Updates, if you’re using your computer when the scheduled scan begins, Windows AntiSpyware runs in the background so that you won’t be interrupted while doing other tasks.
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