This policy setting allows you to define the number of consecutive scheduled scans that can be missed after which a catch-up scan will be forced. By default, the value of this setting is 2 consecutive scheduled scans.
If you enable this setting, a catch-up scan will occur after the specified number consecutive missed scheduled scans.
If you disable or do not configure this setting, a catch-up scan will occur after the 2 consecutive missed scheduled scans.
|Registry Path||Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Scan|