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Offline Lisandro

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Re: avast! Boot Scan Switches
« Reply #15 on: January 30, 2007, 11:58:12 AM »
When you say "I want to boot my system and false positives could occur" does this mean that moving "system" files to the chest instead of deleting would still allow the operating system to boot?
No, the system won't boot IF I do not restore the system file. Even infected, I need it to boot.
Then, you can manage some infections, using the SFC Windows command to restore the original system files back. Otherwise, deleting the file, you can't restore them (delete is NOT the same as send the file to Recycle bin, delete is caput, erase, no more file...).
Did I make myself clear this time? ::)
Sometimes I spoke a too technical speech... ;D
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Re: avast! Boot Scan Switches
« Reply #16 on: January 30, 2007, 02:26:54 PM »
Not too technical, just want to verify avast capabilities.

How much luck have you had using SFC to replace infected system files?

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Re: avast! Boot Scan Switches
« Reply #17 on: January 30, 2007, 03:29:21 PM »
How much luck have you had using SFC to replace infected system files?
With System Restore disabled, I see no reason for it to fail with drivers and libraries (.sys and .dll).
With executables, you can extract it from the CD as well.
I have restored system files using SFC command before, no trouble. Although (thanks God!) not because an infection.
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Re: avast! Boot Scan Switches
« Reply #18 on: January 30, 2007, 03:34:39 PM »
Thanks