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Offline KGB-1

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Error: Archive is password protected. (42056)
« on: December 04, 2010, 02:38:03 AM »
I've run the scan and the results include lots of "VIRUS" with the end note being: Error: Archive is password protected.(42056)  Does this mean that the program cannot delete these?  It gives no option for an Action.  Do I still have a virus?  Can someone please explain?  Thanks!

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Re: Error: Archive is password protected. (42056)
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2010, 04:29:10 AM »
Some files cannot be scanned. the files are usually archive files and are by nature inert. The files are not executable files. I am taking it for granted this is a custom scan. If so, click packers and leave unchecked the all packers box. For more info check out the default scan settings. I had the same problem until I unchecked the all packers box. Since then I have had no problems. Hoped this helped.
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