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Offline pookpookit

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unable the scan:the device is not ready
« on: November 24, 2009, 09:53:00 AM »
Hi,

I ran a thorough scan and in the end I got "unable to scan the device is not ready".
Avast could not scan whole folders like "documents and settings".
How could folders on c:/ like documents and settings be not ready??

And another beginners question - after a file is moved to the chest box - am I safe? Why not remove it instead of leaving it there?

Thanks, Adi

Offline superhacker

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Re: unable the scan:the device is not ready
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2009, 02:11:43 PM »
may be your flobby driver not ready and avast tell you that after finishing scan
second,you move it because may be the file is not a virus and it is a FP so you can restore it ,if it is a good file.
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Offline pookpookit

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Re: unable the scan:the device is not ready
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2009, 03:22:22 PM »
how do i make it ready? c is a hard drive 0.o

Offline Forward Unto Dawn

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Re: unable the scan:the device is not ready
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2009, 11:40:47 AM »
That happens to me too. I can't find the solution anywhere...

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Re: unable the scan:the device is not ready
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2009, 11:46:32 AM »
Make your avast fully updated. I mean try update it now. VPS 091203-0 has a buggy. Make sure your VPS is 091203-1.

Try restart your system and try again scan your C:
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Re: unable the scan:the device is not ready
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2009, 01:25:42 PM »
Thanks, but that's not the problem we're referring to.