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Learn how to scan your Mac and remove virus and spyware using your Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac.


Scan from the system tray icon

On the upper-right corner of your Mac, right-click the Trend Micro icon , then select Scan Now.

Scan Now

Scan from the Antivirus for Mac main console

  1. On the upper-right corner of your Mac, right-click the Trend Micro icon , then select Open Trend Micro Antivirus.

    Open Trend Micro Antivirus

  2. Click Scan Now.

    Scan Now - Overview Tab

Scan from the Scans tab

  1. On the upper-right corner of your Mac, right-click the Trend Micro icon , then select Open Trend Micro Antivirus.

    Open Trend Micro Antivirus

  2. Click the Scans tab.

    Main Console - Scans tab

  3. Select the type of scan you want to run, then click Start Selected Scan.

    Scan Options

    • Smart Scan

      Select this option if you only want to check the files that are most likely to contain malicious software. This type of scan is quicker than a full scan and will generally detect the same malware.

    • Custom Scan

      Select this option if you want to check specific files or the contents of folders on your Mac.

    • Full Scan

      Select this option to scan all the files on your Mac. This will generally take longer than other types of scans but checks every file on your Mac for malicious software.

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