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Offline Zorg

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System Restore
« on: July 13, 2005, 06:27:45 PM »
Hi to everyone!

I have an n00b question: is there any security (virus protection) risk if I exclude System Restore from scanning in Avast Standard Shield? In Norton 2002, for example, System Restore is excluded  from scanning by default.

Thanks.  :)

Offline lukor

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Re: System Restore
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2005, 06:30:02 PM »
Hi to everyone!

I have an n00b question: is there any security (virus protection) risk if I exclude System Restore from scanning in Avast Standard Shield? In Norton 2002, for example, System Restore is excluded  from scanning by default.

Thanks.  :)

Just guessing, but if you have a virus that is stored in one file contained in the Restore Point - it would not (obviously) be found and when the restore point is restored, the virus will be restored to it's original location too.


Offline Zorg

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Re: System Restore
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2005, 07:34:46 PM »
Hahaha. That is what I want to know. Thanks lukor.