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Offline Dant27

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What happens to virus vault after uninstall?
« on: July 14, 2006, 08:09:29 PM »
HI Everyone,
I was just wondering, what happens to the virus chest if I were to uninstall AVAST, would the chest containing the files be gone or would there be a way to get them back incase you ever needed to restore any of the files?

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Re: What happens to virus vault after uninstall?
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2006, 08:12:32 PM »
Just backup entire <avast_folder>\DATA\Chest

So when you install avast! again, just copy entire folder back to original location and all the files will appear again in Virus Chest.
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Re: What happens to virus vault after uninstall?
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2006, 08:15:54 PM »
WOW, that was quick!

Thanks for the reply  ;D

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Re: What happens to virus vault after uninstall?
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2006, 08:27:28 PM »
The problem would be the contents of the Chest are protected and without avast running having the contents of the <avast_folder>\DATA\Chest wouldn't help much so you would need avast to restore them.

If you were going to reinstall avast then the backup as RejZoR said would be fine.
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