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Noliniel

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Just wondering
« on: February 27, 2004, 11:49:07 PM »
Hi all, sorry if this has been asked already but I am just curious.   :P I just installed Avast virus scanner system and played around a bit with it. When I use it to scan files it scan them and exits without a window or anything that says it has scanned the files and no virus has found. I only see a window that it is scanning the files. Its this normal? I am a bit used to Norton Virus where they  have a window pop up saying if they find any virus etc.. So I am just wondering. Thanks for reading my post.  :)

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Re:Just wondering
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2004, 11:54:50 PM »
Do you mean Explorer extension command ( Scan [Filename] ) ?
If so,you'll be warned only in case,that virus is found.

You can also set to show report after scan in Settings/Common/
And add check at Show results of explorer extension.
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Re:Just wondering
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2004, 11:55:09 PM »
Are you talking about the 'Scan ...' feature when right-clicking a file in Windows Explorer, or the full-blown scanner that appears when you run avast e.g. from the desktop icon or its Start menu group?
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Re:Just wondering
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2004, 11:59:28 PM »
wow, fast responses ! I am talking about the scan feature when you right click a file on windows explorer. Thanks for the quick replies heh.  :)

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Re:Just wondering
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2004, 12:39:21 AM »
Go to Menu>Settings, and put a check mark in the circled item I show in my screen capture.

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