Manage your Yahoo Computer Checkup scans

Yahoo Computer Checkup sets up a default maintenance schedule to keep your PC working safely and optimally. You can change when and how often scans are run and personalize which items are included. Remember to be patient, deep scans can take several minutes. 

Run a scan

  1. From the PC Health tab, select Quick Scan or Deep Scan.
  2. Click Scan Now.
  3. If issues are found, click Fix Now to correct them.

  The default is set to deep scan - The installation and default scheduled scans include the full maintenance checklist. A Quick Scan is limited to recent activity.

Schedule a scan

  1. From the PC Health tab, your scan date is listed “Next automatic maintenance scheduled on __/__/____.”
  2. Click (Change)
  3. Select your desired day and time in Once A Week or Once A Month.
  4. Click Save.

Personalize scan settings

  1. From the PC Health tab, your scan date is listed “Next automatic maintenance scheduled on __/__/____.”
  2. Click (Change).
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Unselect the maintenance options you don’t want.
  5. Click Save.

Turn scheduled scans on or off

  1. From the PC Health tab, your scan date is listed “Next automatic maintenance scheduled on __/__/____.”
  2. Click (Change).
  3. After “Select how often you want the scant to run,” click the slider ON or OFF.
  4. Click Save.