Windows Defender: Can I obstruct the DAILY requests to scan?
Windows Defender will regularly scan your computer in order to help keep it safe. However, you can schedule Windows Defender to scan at a moment in time and frequency that you choose.
- Schedule a scan in Windows 10 Defender
- How to Schedule a scan in Windows 8/10 Defender
- How to Schedule a scan in Windows 10 Defender
You may want to read the comments by GreginMich in this
topic in regards to Automatic Maintenance, Scheduled Scan and Limited Periodic Scanning.