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SCORPIONINBLUE

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What should I turn off!
« on: April 30, 2005, 11:35:27 PM »
Just a quick question, in order to maximize the speed and thoroughness of an Avast scan, should I close all windows including my firewall before starting it?

whocares

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Re: What should I turn off!
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2005, 12:08:13 AM »
you shouldn't close (=deactivate ? ) your firewall AT ALL all unless you're offline,
or unless you have secured your system very thoroughly..

closing of other processes/apps should increase avast's speed, but not necessarily it's thoroughness (except for programs which demand exclusive access to their files)


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Re: What should I turn off!
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2005, 01:05:05 AM »
Just a quick question, in order to maximize the speed and thoroughness of an Avast scan, should I close all windows including my firewall before starting it?

You can, otherwise, use Startup Delayer to avoid stressing while Windows is booting/logging on and the, speed the avast! startup.
But, remember, as say whocares, security demands resources: less resources used less security. You must find the optimal point  8)
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