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Offline Mac20nine

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Avast stopped scanning single file
« on: December 14, 2017, 09:52:51 PM »
Avast has always been able to scan a file I download by simply right-click. I have not updated anything but defs yet suddenly Avast no longer will do so. I have to put a file in a folder and use Settings to scan the folder. Running ver. 17.4.2294 (free version).

Anyone has any ideas I'm all ears.

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Re: Avast stopped scanning single file
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2017, 10:11:48 PM »
Ordinarily it would be suggested update to the latest version or do an Avast Repair, that however is likely to also update the program.

Are you getting any errors when doing this ?

Is there any specific reason why you haven't updated ?
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