Scheduler is solely available in ZookaWare Pro and automates all of ZookaWare's great features to secure and optimize your PC!

Scheduler is set to be smart about your settings so if you happen to set two features to run at the same time your first feature will finish running and then Scheduler will run your second feature. 

To turn on each feature simply click the Enable button and you have full access to each of its settings. Clicking Disable turns off the automated features. 

Please note your computer must be turned on for Scheduler to run your automated features. If your computer is turned off you have options for how that's handled!

Update 

When enabled Update automatically downloads the latest ZookaWare software version and spyware updates. We release new versions of ZookaWare every 2-4 weeks and release spyware updates daily. Enabling automatic updates will download the latest ZookaWare Pro software version and spyware updates. If you computer is turned off the Scheduler will automatically check for updates 10 minutes after you turn on your computer.

All updates are handled silently in the background and you will not see any notification and ZookaWare Pro will not open, it's totally automated for your convenience!

Scan 

Automates your ZookaWare Pro scans. You can set ZookaWare to automatically scan starting on a set date and a set number of days after your initial date.

Please note that in order to clean your browsers they must be closed. ZookaWare Pro's Scheduler for the Scan will automatically close your browsers and clean them at the time you set. So its important that you choose your scheduled scans at a time you are not actively using your browsers, or use some of the advanced features within Scheduler to only scan your computer when it's idle.

Auto scans will run a scan for all the items you have selected in the main Scan screen. Simply un-select items in the Scan screen and they will not be scanned during your scheduled scans. 

Start On > here you select the date and time you want the first scheduled scan to run. 

Scan every > this option selects the time in days after the date above you want the scan to run. So to run the scan on the same day every week simply select "7".

Scan - drop down box - here you can select these options:

  1. Runs automatically and removes all issues found > this runs an automatic scan at the time you set and removes all issues found automatically. 
  2.  Runs automatically and displays results for manual removal > completes a scan and shows you the ZookaWare Pro scan results screen with all issues found. You can choose to close ZookaWare Pro (which removes no issues found) or remove some or all of the items detected in the scan. 
  3. Displays notification to manually start scan >  displays a notification in the bottom right corner of your computer screen at the time you set. You can choose to run the scan at that time or close the notification and no scan will be performed.

Only auto scan when computer is idle > selecting this feature will run the auto scan at the time you select only if the computer is idle. If you are actively using your computer the scan will not run.

When PC is off at set time > This drop down decides what to do if your computer is turned off at the time of a scheduled scan.

  1. Run scan automatically after PC startup > If your computer is turned off at the scheduled scan time your scan will run 10 minutes after you start your computer.
  2.  Display notification after PC startup to manually run scan > If your computer is turned off at the scheduled scan time ZookaWare Pro displays a notification in the bottom right corner of your computer screen upon your next computer startup. You can choose to close the notification and nothing else happens or to run the scan from the notification.
  3. Do nothing and run scan at next time scheduled > if your computer is turned off at the scheduled scan time this will run a ZookaWare Pro scan at the next scheduled scan time.

Registry Tuneup 

Automates running ZookaWare Pro's registry tuneup feature to defragment your computer's registry and keep it running like new!

We recommend running the registry tuneup once a month.

Start On > here you select the date and time you want the first scheduled registry tuneup to run. 

Run registry tuneup every > this option selects the time in days after the date above you want the registry tuneup to run. So to run the registry tuneup on the same day every week simply select "7".

Registry tuneup - drop down box - here you can select these options:

  1. Runs and repairs issues found > this runs an automatic registry tuneup at the time you set and removes all issues found automatically. 
  2.  Displays notification to run manual registry tuneup > displays a notification in the bottom right corner of your computer screen to remind you to run a Registry Tuneup.

Only run registry tuneup when computer is idle > selecting this feature will run the registry tuneup at the time you select only if the computer is idle. If you are actively using your computer registry tuneup will not run. 

When PC is off at set time > This drop down decides what to do if your computer is turned off at the time of a scheduled registry tuneup.

  1. Run registry tuneup automatically after PC startup > If your computer is turned off at the scheduled scan time your scan will run at the next time you startup your computer.
  2.  Display notification after PC startup to manually run registry tuneup > If your computer is turned off at the scheduled scan time ZookaWare Pro displays a notification in the bottom right corner of your computer screen upon your next computer startup. You can choose to close the notification and nothing else happens or to run the registry tuneup from the notification.
  3. Do nothing and run registry tuneup at next time scheduled > if your computer is turned off at the scheduled registry tuneup time this will run a ZookaWare Pro scan at the next scheduled registry tuneup time. 

Uninstaller

Automates ZookaWare's proprietary real time uninstaller to monitor for programs that leave leftover files on your computer upon uninstall.

Often when a program is uninstalled the default uninstaller leaves unwanted files and registry entries in your computer. Or an uninstaller can become corrupted and completely fail to uninstall a program. This is where ZookaWare's Uninstaller shines and solves your uninstall problems!

ZookaWare's uninstaller detects leftover entries every time you remove a program from Windows built in uninstaller and removes leftover entries.

Uninstaller automates this functionality with two options:

  1. Automatically removes leftover entries after uninstall > this automatically uninstalls all leftover files and registry entries from your computer when using Windows built in uninstaller
  2. Shows incomplete uninstall notification for manual removal > Displays a notification when you uninstall a program using Windows built in uninstaller and there are leftover files or registry entries. You can choose to manually remove those leftover files and registry entries or close the notification and do nothing

Alternatively you can use ZookaWare's uninstaller to remove the entire program including all files and registry entries. This works even when the programs built in uninstaller becomes corrupted and no longer works.

Drive Shredder 

Automates drive shredder at the time you select to secure your computer. You can also read our full Drive Shredder documentation

Start On > here you select the date and time you want the first scheduled drive shredder to run. 

Run drive shredder every > this option selects the time in days after the date above you want the registry tuneup to run. So to run the registry tuneup on the same day every week simply select "7". 

Drive > here you select the drive you want shredded at the selected time. 

Shred

  1. Shred empty space only > this shreds the empty space on your hard drive selected. This leaves all files, folders, pictures, movies and everything else on your computer and does not delete them. This is useful to shred remaining files that you previously deleted and do not want to be recovered by anyone.
  2.  Shred full drive > this shreds the entire drive and all contents on the drive. If you choose this option all files, folders, pictures, movies and everything else on your drive will be permanently deleted and will not be able to be recovered.

Overwrites > choose your preferred overwrite option in the drop down. We go more in depth about ZookaWare's Overwrite options

Only run drive shredder when computer is idle > You can also select to only shred a drive when your computer is idle. If you select this option and you are actively using your computer at the time you set this to run, the shredder will not run. 

When PC is off at set time > This drop down decides what to do if your computer is turned off at the time of a scheduled drive shred.

  1. Run drive shredder automatically after PC startup > If your computer is turned off at the scheduled drive shred time your drive shred will run at the next time you startup your computer.
  2.  Display notification after PC startup to manually run drive shredder > If your computer is turned off at the scheduled drive shred time ZookaWare Pro displays a notification in the bottom right corner of your computer screen upon your next computer startup. You can choose to close the notification and nothing else happens or to run the drive shred from the notification.
  3. Do nothing and run drive shredder at next time scheduled > if your computer is turned off at the scheduled drive shred time this will run a ZookaWare Pro drive shred at the next scheduled time. 

Do you have any comments, questions, or suggestions about ZookaWare's Scheduler? If so please contact us via live chat to the right of this article! We're here daily to help you!

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