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Offline _lexi

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Weird Smart Scan behaviour - very worried
« on: November 18, 2014, 09:32:55 AM »
Running AIS 2015 on Win 8.1 with all relevant updates and service packs.

Here's the issue: I set Smart Scan to run, went off to make breakfast, came back approx ten minutes later and found that the Quick Scan window had been opened. I clicked back to Smart Scan from the side-bar, and Smart Scan resumed at about 52% completion. Smart Scan then finished and reported no problems.

I haven't had time to do a full scan yet. Is this behaviour by Smart Scan normal? Should I be worried?

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Re: Weird Smart Scan behaviour - very worried
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2014, 08:44:10 AM »
Does anyone have any idea about this? I've never known Avast to randomly stop a scan or switch to another window without user intervention before.

Is there some sort of program log that I can pull up that would let me know whether anything is wrong? If it helps, I think that the description of the Quick Scan window that interrupted the smart scan was slightly different than normal. It included a phrase like "this is part of Smart Scan".

This and another unusual incident has been concerned that my system may have been fundamentally compromised.

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Re: Weird Smart Scan behaviour - very worried
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2014, 09:13:43 AM »
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the Quick Scan window had been opened.
It is a known issue that the scan windows opens after a scan is finished. Very likely it will be fixed with the next program update.