Changing the scan method

To change the scan method:

  1. Open the main application window.
  2. Click the Settings link in the top part of the window. This opens the Objects Scan section.
  3. In the Security level section click the Settings button.
  4. In the window that opens, select the Additional tab.
  5. In the Scan methods section select the scan method:
    • Rescue Disk mark fs Changing the scan method Signature analysis. Signature analysis uses the Kaspersky Rescue Disk database, which contains descriptions of known threats and methods for eradicating them. Protection using signature analysis provides a minimal level of security. Following the recommendations of Kaspersky Lab’s experts, this method is always enabled.
    • Rescue Disk mark fs Changing the scan method Heuristic analysis. The scan is based on the analysis of typical sequences of operations, allowing a reasonably certain conclusion about the nature of the file. The advantage of using this method is that new threats are detected before virus analysts have encountered them.

      You can also set the detail level for scans: light, medium, or deep. To do this, move the slider bar to the selected position.

See also:

About object scan settings

Changing the scan method