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Offline jonn

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New to AVAST -- how to scan for virus
« on: June 18, 2009, 05:16:20 PM »
I was using AVG, but it wouldn't support my Me.  I was always able to scan my computer for virus by just clicking scan my computer.  I can't seem to find anything in AVAST like that.  Could someone direct me, perhaps it's listed as something else?  Thank You.

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Re: New to AVAST -- how to scan for virus
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2009, 05:28:14 PM »
Right click the avast 'a' icon, select - Start avast! Antivirus, this opens the Simple User Interface, a skinned interface, see image 1 & 2.

You may find that strange at first, there are other skins or you can also use the skinless option, see image 3.
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Re: New to AVAST -- how to scan for virus
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2009, 04:08:47 AM »
Thanks for the reply.  I was able to find the way to scan, however was unable to complete it so posted again for help.

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Re: New to AVAST -- how to scan for virus
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2009, 01:49:06 PM »
however was unable to complete
What did happen?
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Re: New to AVAST -- how to scan for virus
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2009, 02:13:58 PM »

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Re: New to AVAST -- how to scan for virus
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2009, 03:31:32 PM »
Thanks for the reply.  I was able to find the way to scan, however was unable to complete it so posted again for help.

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