How to stop Bitdefender 2019 from scanning USB, CD, and DVD

This tutorial will show you step by step how to stop Bitdefender 2019 from scanning USB, CD, and DVD, automatically.

The steps on this page work for Bitdefender Antivirus Plus, Bitdefender Internet Security, and Bitdefender Total Security.

1. Open Bitdefender.

2. Click on Protection located in the left menu.

Bitdefender 2018 Protection dashboard

3. Under ANTIVIRUS, you click on Settings.

Bitdefender 2018 Antivirus settings

4. Click on Drives and devices.

Bitdefender 2018 Antivirus settings drives and devices

5. Click on the selection menu next to Scan CD & DVD and select Disabled.

Stop Bitdefender 2018 from scanning CDs and DVDs

6. Click on the selection menu next to Scan flash drives and select Disabled.

Stop Bitdefender 2018 from scanning USB drives

7. You can close the Bitdefender interface.

Now when you insert a USB drive, CD or DVD in your computer, Bitdefender will not automatically scan it.

But:

You will still be able to scan USB drives, CDs, and DVDs, manually.


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