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Heimdal™ Next-Gen Antivirus & MDM - Scan types

With Thor Vigilance, you can perform various scans in order to keep your computer clean of malicious files. Keep in mind that only one scan can be run at a time.

Custom Scan - allows the scan of any file by using the right-click context menu then selecting Scan with Thor Vigilance which will open a new window with the result 

Quick Scan – scans critical OS locations and the most usual target folders which are known for virus activity:

For Windows:

  • C:\Windows\system32
  • C:\Windows\SysWOW64
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files
  • C:\Windows

For MacOS:

  • /System/Library/

Active Processes Scan – scans all the processes currently running on the machine
Full Scan – scans all the local files on the computer 
Hard Drive Scan – scans all files on the hard drive while ignoring the files on all external media types
Local Drive Scan – the profile will scan all local disks including the hard drives, optical drives and external storage  
Removable Drive Scan – scans for the files that are on flash, optical or external drives 
System Scan – the profile will scan the system directory 
Network Drive Scan – will scan the network mapped folders


Our antivirus offers Real-Time Scanning which can be enabled from the Settings - Thor Vigilance tab. This feature will scan all actions performed on any file, such as read, write or execute so that malicious activities can be detected immediately. 


For more information about Thor Vigilance, please access the product pages: Thor Vigilance Home or Thor Vigilance Enterprise

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