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Configuring Malware Remover

  1. Open Malware Remover.
  2. Click .

    The Settings window opens.

  3. Configure the settings.

    All settings are enabled by default to prevent malware threats from infecting the system.


    QNAP recommends running scans during off-peak hours.



    Enable scheduled scan

    Enable to scan all applications and files at the user-configured frequency and time.

    For details, see Running a Scheduled Scan.


    Enabling this setting ensures Malware Remover performs routine scans of your device.

    Instant scan after malware definition updates

    Enable this option to run instant scans once Malware Remover updates the malware definitions.


    Malware Remover automatically updates malware signatures and security patches to have the most up-to-date security content.

    Send Malware Remover scan results to QNAP

    Enable this option to submit the scan results for malware analysis.

    QNAP collects the following data:

    • NAS model

    • NAS IP address (The IP address is immediately deleted after analyzing the malware scan results.)

    • Scan status

    • Scan errors

    • Malware detection date and time

    • Malware ID


    Disabling this option prevents Malware Remover from sending any data to QNAP.

  4. Click Apply.

    Malware Remover saves the settings.