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avast screensaver
« on: July 17, 2004, 07:39:48 PM »
i was wondering if the avast screensaver runs a virus check if u are already running a system scan in the actual avast program. its not really neccessary to have two antivirus checks at the same time now is it? :P

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Re:avast screensaver
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2004, 07:45:12 PM »
Not sure if it does run, I think it is but others will tell you.

Anyway I always close the on-access scanner when running a system scan  :D

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Re:avast screensaver
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2004, 03:36:01 AM »
If you run a system scan it's better to turn off your screen saver.
A little but very efficient and fast way is the program QkSav2k 2.06 (Screensaver Control Powertoy)  ;)

On contrary, I do not turn off the on-access scan. I understand what Artras posted but I will forget to turn it on after  ;)

If you let the screen saver start and the avast screen saver module in your screen saver, you will be scanning twice: system + screen saver and, if you want, the third will be on-access... Well, it's not necessary, time consuming and useless  8)
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