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Offline janetofficeworker

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Limiting Number of Scan History Entries
« on: April 23, 2019, 11:09:06 PM »
Hi. Sorry, but, please, where is the customization mechanism that allows us to limit the number of Scan History entries?  I haven't been able to find it since your latest update (April 2019, 19.4.2374).  I had established a one-day limit for my daily T Scan, but as of this a.m. several days are reported in my scan history listing.

Thanks.  I'll appreciate whatever help is provided.

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P.S. Your scan notification message box no longer pops up at all to announce my in-progress scanning.  It works if activated on a same-day basis, but not if scheduled for the next day's scan.  I haven't had trouble with it for a long time now.  Not important (!), but am hopeful it can eventually be fixed (?).  Thanks.--j

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Re: Limiting Number of Scan History Entries
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2019, 12:43:27 AM »
What is this daily 'T' scan you speak of ?

Did you make any changes to recording what was scanned, as generally the scan history report file isn't particularly large. 

I really do hate this new area almost everything is hidden in the geek:area and in all honesty most of the stuff in there should be more accessible to the non-geek user and this I feel is just one of them.

Open the AvastUI > Protection > Virus Scans - click the cog icon top right of this window - Now click the Search bar and enter geek:area. Scroll down to the end of the Virus Scans section, just before Core Shields and here you will find the bit on Scan Logs.   What an absolute nonsense for something like this.
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Re: Limiting Number of Scan History Entries
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2019, 07:34:15 AM »
David R:

Yay!  Thanks very much.  I loved your reply -- it was not only accurate, but very therapeutic.  Perfect.
I remembered encountering a similar problem last update, but couldn't recall how it was solved then.

You're amazing.  Happy night, day, week, etc. to you.

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P.S. T = Targeted.  Too negative for me.  I'm sure you understand. (?)  Anyhow, thanks again.--j

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Re: Limiting Number of Scan History Entries
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2019, 10:54:55 AM »
You're welcome.
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