How to run a removable drive scan

3 October 2023

ID 199671

Removable drives that you connect to the computer may contain viruses or other applications that present a threat. Kaspersky application scans removable drives to prevent your computer from becoming infected. You can configure a removable drive scan to be started manually or automatically when a removable drive is connected to the computer. Automatic scanning of removable drives is enabled by default.

To run a removable drive scan manually:

  1. Open the main application window.
  2. Go to the Security section.
  3. In the Scan block, click the Choose scan button.

    This opens the Scan window.

  4. In the Scan window select the Removable Drive Scan section.
  5. In the drop-down list, select the drive letter of the external device and click on the Run button.

The application will start scanning the connected device.

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