Device Full Scan Initiation Work Instruction

This work instruction will allow administrators to initiate a Windows Defender full scan on a registered device through Intune.

This article is intended for employees of organizations that use Sittadel's security. Additionally, there are some actions that can only be accomplished by those with administrative privileges.

Procedure Scope: Administrators

Required Group Membership: Admin.DeviceMDM

  1. Navigate to Devices – Intune, select a device from the list.
  2. From the Overview pane, select the three dots then select the Full Scan option.
  3. A prompt will generate asking if you are sure you want to follow through with doing a defender full scan on the device, select Yes to finalize the process.

You're Finished!

You should have successfully initiated a Windows Defender full scan for the specified device. For any other problems or questions, reach out to us!