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wanger

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virus scanning notifications
« on: March 07, 2009, 03:04:01 PM »
Hi all

  I have a quick question about scanning. I looked around and didnt see anything, so I apologize if I missed it....  My question is this.. When doing a scan, the app puts up a warning box everytime there is a trojan or threat.. is there a setting that I can adjust so I can decide what to do at the end of the scan so the scan will not stop when a threat is found, so I dont have to be watching the pc the whole time..  Thanks in advance for the help..,<>
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Re: virus scanning notifications
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2009, 03:42:17 PM »
This is possible only in Professional version (see picture here: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=13315.msg112285#msg112285).

In Home version you can check the option "Don't show this window again" as soon as the first virus warning appears, and click on "No action" button. This way, nothing will be done and you will be presented the results at the end (and you can perform actions from there).

Well, that's the way it is, I am afraid; you may call it a limitation of the Home Edition of avast!. In the Professional Edition, you can configure the task to perform automatic actions (or, don't do anything).
In the Home version, you may check the "Don't show again" checkbox in the Virus warning dialog - but only after the first virus has been found (because you won't see the virus dialog until then).

Or you can use Silent Mode:

Left click the 'a' blue icon.
It will start On-access protection

Click on Internet Mail and then on Customize.
Go to Advanced tab and select Silent Mode and the default answer No. This will send the file (email) to Chest.
But take a look here: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=28088.msg229736#msg229736

Do the same for the and Outlook/Exchange plugin.
The answer Yes in Silent Mode keeps the virus in the file or into the message (attach) and continue the scanning. You can't configure 'delete the infected file' in the Home version.

You can do the same for Standard Shield provider, but it won't be a good idea...

Silent mode in the case of the WebShield provider simply means that avast will keep pressing the "Abort connection" button for the user automatically.
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Re: virus scanning notifications
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2009, 04:14:59 PM »
thanks for the help and the links..    I am using the Pro edition... I will give it a try...

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Re: virus scanning notifications
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2009, 12:12:12 AM »
I am using the Pro edition... I will give it a try...
So, just configure the "Virus" tab of settings.
Feel free to ask for further help if you need.
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Re: virus scanning notifications
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2009, 11:02:34 AM »
-= Create a new task in advanced user interface.. click properties.. check the advanced config checkbox.. select virus.. change the actions to the automated action you want..
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