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How do I run a PC Matic scan?

After PC Matic has been installed, you must run an initial scan and clean to remove any potential threats on your system. After this scan completes, you can create a scheduled scan to continue scanning your computer every week.

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  1. Open PC Matic by clicking on the SuperShield icon in the system tray (by the time/date) then click Launch PC Matic.
  2. Click the green Scan button.
  3. While in progress, the button will change to orange and display ‘Stop Scan’. You can also see the current scan step in blue text under the row of icons. Once completed you can review the scan results in a popup window.


  1. Click on the green PC Matic/SuperShield icon in the Status Menu.
  2. Click on Scan.


  1. Open the PC Matic app on your Android device.
  2. Click scan application to just scan the apps you have installed or click scan all files to scan every file on your device.
Updated on August 19, 2022

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