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Why so slow now?
« on: January 01, 2005, 12:13:27 AM »
avast seems to be running extremely slow now for me. I know it has more files to go through now, but it takes over 20 minutes to scan 45,000. It was not this slow when I first installed it. Is this normal or do I need to change something?
Thanks for any info given

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Re:Why so slow now?
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2005, 12:27:21 AM »
Settings, Settings, Settings, (Standard Shield and On-Demand scan, quick, standard, thorough, archive, etc) what are they?

We don't know what yours are so we can't guess at a resolution.

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Re:Why so slow now?
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2005, 01:04:24 AM »
Mine takes over half an hour, but it's set to 'thorough' and it does a thorough job!! I just make a cuppa, play with the dog for a while and have learned to be patient. It is worth the wait! Great product and what a helpful, happy support forum this is!

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Re:Why so slow now?
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2005, 03:36:46 PM »
Better slow and safe than fast and infected....

Speed has to do with a lot of things like:
- settings
- system specs
- amount of files
- file sizes
- archives
- etc etc etc