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Offline justinlee

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Difference between the scans
« on: February 01, 2009, 09:55:21 PM »
Can someone please tell me what the difference is between QUICK, STANDARD AND THOROUGH SCANS? Also, what are the 'Archive' files it scans if you select that option?

I always tend to do a thorough scan and select to scan Archive files but surely this is not necessary every time?
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Re: Difference between the scans
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2009, 10:41:48 PM »
Justin i can respond only for archive some time there are some virus that is hiding on your archives so Avast will verify if there are some virus on it or not

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Re: Difference between the scans
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2009, 12:08:35 AM »
What is, avast Help file, see image, click to enlarge.

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