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Offline Lisa221

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What does Delete do in Avast?
« on: May 20, 2019, 03:47:37 PM »
I ran a scan and came up with a number of infected files.

It looks like I have an option to Delete them in Avast.

Is that effectively telling Avast to Delete them from my computer or do I need to do something directly myself on my computer to get them deleted from my computer?

Offline lukas.hasik

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Re: What does Delete do in Avast?
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2019, 03:53:14 PM »
Hi,
AV moves the files that were identified as threats to its Chest. It's a safe place where the files are kept. You can Restore a file from the chest. Or you can Delete it forever.
https://support.avast.com/en-ww/article/Use-Mac-Security-Virus-Chest#050

Lukas.

I ran a scan and came up with a number of infected files.

It looks like I have an option to Delete them in Avast.

Is that effectively telling Avast to Delete them from my computer or do I need to do something directly myself on my computer to get them deleted from my computer?
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