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Offline EverlastingGaze

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Files that are not scanned
« on: January 21, 2004, 11:24:32 PM »
Hey,

In the "protection-shield-opties" there is a small list of files that Avast does not scan => e.g. config.sys, msdos.sys, ...ect

Why are these not scanned? What IF there is a virus that actually harms these files?  ???  - Something i just wanted to know :)

Oh, if i remove them, so Avast scans all files,...when i update the program, after reboot the files are back in that list. ...just wpndering

greetz

John

Offline igor

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Re:Files that are not scanned
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2004, 11:40:45 PM »
Don't worry, these files cannot be infected by a virus.
Some of those files may cause conflicts (= problems to your operating system) when scanned by avast! (with specific settings of the Standard Shield).