Customizing Norton AntiVirus for Macintosh About Scan Preferences
To Set Scan Preferences in Mac OS 8.1-9.x
In the Preferences dialog box, click the Scan icon.
Customize scanning options
Select the scan options that you want. Your choices are:
Auto-Repair infected files
Norton AntiVirus and Norton AntiVirus Auto- Protect automatically detect and repair infected files and inform you of the results.
Scan for known viruses when files are opened and programs are launched
Norton AntiVirus Auto-Protect scans programs when they are launched and scans documents when they are opened.
Display Scan cursor
The Scan cursor appears in place of the Macintosh pointer when Norton AntiVirus or Norton AntiVirus Auto-Protect are scanning files.
Norton AntiVirus virus-like activity alerts are suppressed during installation of programs that use common installation programs.
Decompression-aware Norton AntiVirus virus-like activity alerts are suppressed during decompression of compressed archives such as those created by StuffIt, Disk Doubler, Mac Binary, Zip and gzip, and other compression programs.