Author Topic: Area selection in scanner is just for fun?  (Read 3197 times)

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Alexzz

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Area selection in scanner is just for fun?
« on: August 22, 2007, 12:36:21 AM »
U can choose anything but scanner always scan everything.


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Re: Area selection in scanner is just for fun?
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2007, 12:46:16 AM »
What happens if you use different scan sensitivity level?
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Re: Area selection in scanner is just for fun?
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2007, 01:24:30 AM »
U can choose anything but scanner always scan everything.

The Folder selection works fine in the skinned interface version of the SUI, ashsimpl.exe, the only time where you have other folders scanned is when some also select local disks (which, you don't appear to be able to do in the non-skinned SUI, ashsimp2.exe).

So it is a bit weird that everything (local disks) appear to being scanned.

So I ran a small test with ashsimp2.exe and selected a folder, thorough with archives like yours and it only scanned that folder and its sub-folders (see image), so for me it appears to work as expected. The folder count also matches what explorer properties indicates.
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Re: Area selection in scanner is just for fun?
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2007, 08:58:38 AM »
That's rather strange indeed.
What is your operating system?
In the program options, enabled the creation of the report file please - and let everything, even OK files, be included there. Then, run the scan again and check the report - where/when does it get out of the selected folder?

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Re: Area selection in scanner is just for fun?
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2007, 09:57:51 AM »
Today i completely removed the avast software and installed it again. Problem is solved, now it working fine.
p.s. My system is W98SE.

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Re: Area selection in scanner is just for fun?
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2007, 03:10:54 PM »
It would have been nice to see what caused this, but at least you have the problem resolved.

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Re: Area selection in scanner is just for fun?
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2007, 04:24:15 AM »
Today i completely removed the avast software and installed it again.
What was the first path where you've installed avast?
And now, where is it installed?
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