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Consumer Products => Avast Free Antivirus / Premium Security (legacy Pro Antivirus, Internet Security, Premier) => Topic started by: mantra on September 30, 2003, 06:12:58 PM

Title: virus cleaner
Post by: mantra on September 30, 2003, 06:12:58 PM
is able to repair files and registry
or is able to detect & delete viruses bodies?
Title: Re:virus cleaner
Post by: whocares on September 30, 2003, 06:23:24 PM
both.. for the malware mentioned on the Cleaner site, if you mean the stand-alone Cleaner

Detect and delete: that's what all avast AV-Progs can do, isn't it ?

or are you talking about the integrated Cleaner in avast(4)-AV-packages ?   ???  ???

I guess it detects ALL it has in its list, cleans or deletes most ...
but cannot not fully reverse ALL changes for ALL malware there is (70k +) on ALL different PC's




Title: Re:virus cleaner
Post by: igor on September 30, 2003, 06:33:43 PM
For the viruses/worms it has on its list, it provides the complete cleaning - kills active processes (or deactivates them, if killing is not possible), detects files, repairs/deletes files, fixes/cleans registry, deletes temporary files (if possible).

I'm thinking of adding a simple fixing of corrupted registry (virus independent - just for cases that the associated virus file has been removed without fixing the registry as well); but otherwise, it handles only the malware on its list.
Title: Re:virus cleaner
Post by: Lisandro on October 01, 2003, 05:10:39 AM
I'm thinking of adding a simple fixing of corrupted registry (virus independent - just for cases that the associated virus file has been removed without fixing the registry as well); but otherwise, it handles only the malware on its list.

Thanks Igor. This feature is wellcome...  ;)
As you are the "writer" of the Cleaner it is your child, isnĀ“t it?  ;D
Title: Re:virus cleaner
Post by: mantra on October 01, 2003, 09:08:06 AM
"or the viruses/worms it has on its list, it provides the complete cleaning - kills active processes (or deactivates them, if killing is not possible), detects files, repairs/deletes files, fixes/cleans registry, deletes temporary files (if possible).

I'm thinking of adding a simple fixing of corrupted registry (virus independent - just for cases that the associated virus file has been removed without fixing the registry as well); but otherwise, it handles only the malware on its list."

GREAT ! ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re:virus cleaner
Post by: w0mbat on October 01, 2003, 05:37:11 PM
do these features apply to the BART CD?   ???

Cheers

w0mbat in OZ
Title: Re:virus cleaner
Post by: Vlk on October 01, 2003, 06:08:16 PM
Well, kind of. They normally do, but unfortunately the Swen-updated version has not yet been released. It'll be released shortly.

Vlk