How to Scan Your PC with PC Matic

Conducting a PC Matic Scan

After downloading PC Matic, you will need to conduct your first security scan.  To do so, follow these steps.

  1. Open PC Matic by clicking on the desktop link, or clicking on the shield icon located in the task bar near your clock, and selecting “Launch PC Matic”.
  2. If you are not already logged into PC Matic, you will see this screen.  To log in, click the “Login” option on the bottom left corner.  If you are already logged in, skip to step 4.
  3. Then you will need to use your email and password associated with your PC Matic account to log in.
  4. Once you are logged in, you will see your dashboard.  This screen is shown below.  From here, you will click “Scan”, which is on the left side of the screen.
  5. Follow the prompts to complete the scan.
  6. Once the scan is completed, you will see this screen.  Click “Next” in the bottom right, corner and follow the prompts to complete the suggested enhancements and updates.
  7. Once all suggested enhancements and updates have been completed, reboot your PC.


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17 thoughts on “How to Scan Your PC with PC Matic

    • Geri, yes PC Matic will work on an Android phone. To install it, visit the Google Play store on your android device and search for PC Matic for Android. After installing the application, log in with your PC Matic account.

    • It depends on the tablet. PC Matic is compatible with Windows operating systems and Android devices.

  1. Please tell me if my computer is PC protected. I bought the coverage on line but never saw any icon or any sort of acceptance. I probably didn’t follow the right instructions or something,,,,,help please

    • Margery, after purchase you will receive an email with download instructions to get the product installed. If you cannot locate the email, you can go to and click on “Free Download”. After downloading, double click the executable file and follow the install process. After installation is complete, click login in the bottom left corner and login with the email and password you set up during purchase. I’ve included a link to a YouTube video of these instructions as well: If you need further assistance please reach out to our support team at

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