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How often should I run a virus scan on my compter/

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I have a system which runs Sophos anti virus

It scans files in the background.

It also does a full scan every day.

Users complain this slows them down - which it does.

how often fo you suggest I set it to run - given that Sophos is scanning files all the time?

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