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Offline RuReady

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Executing Avast interface via Run or CMD Prompt
« on: December 07, 2010, 04:50:10 PM »
I am using Avast free, version 5.0.667. Can anyone tell me how, if possible, to execute Avast via "Run" or CMD Prompt?

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Re: Executing Avast interface via Run or CMD Prompt
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2010, 06:10:39 PM »
For executing Avast interface via CMD prompt if you have installed in the default folder type:
"C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastUI.exe"
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Re: Executing Avast interface via Run or CMD Prompt
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2010, 04:21:22 AM »
Hi RuReady,

 Command line commands for avast! is available on PRO and Internet Security only. If you have any of those paid version, you may do so by these parameters:

/# --remote
Remote disks.
/* --local
Local hard drives.
/? --help
Help. Short description of all parameters.
/@ --task = expect string
Parameter contains name of task which will be started. Other parameters are ignored.
/_ --console
Application will be ready for STDIN/STDOUT.
/a --testall
Test of all files.
/c --testfull
Scan entire files.
/d --dontpanic
Don't switch to "panic mode" when a virus is found.
/f --fileactions = expect string
=[BPSW] Additional configuration for actions on infected files
B ... allow delayed actions (after reboot) for locked files.
P ... if a file can't be removed from an archive, try to remove its
parent(s) instead.
S ... don't remove associated auto-start references when removing a file.
W ... when an infected file is found in an archive, perform the action with the whole archive - not just the file inside.
/h --help
Help. Short description of all parameters.
/i --ignoretype
Ignore virus sets.
/j --paging
Paging the lines if program is not in STDOUT mode ( parameter /_ ).
/m --boot
Test boot sectors and whole operating memory.
/p --continue = expect byte
Program doesn't wait for user input (/p). Automatic action with infected
file: /p=[1234] 1:delete file, 2:move to chest, 3:repair, 4:stop when
virus is detected.
/q --stopclean
Stop on clean files and wait for user input.
/r --report = expect string
=[*~][file] Create report file. * means OK results are included. ~ means
SKIPPED files are included.
/s --soundoff
No sounds.
/t --archivetype = expect string
R:RAR, S:Streams, T:TAR, G:GZ, C:CAB, B:BZIP2, W:WinExec, O:ZOO, E:ACE,
U:OLE, 1:Installer, A:All, N:none --- Default option is: /t=XSW
/u --sendmessage = expect string
Send message about found virus to selected address.
/v --viruslist = expect string
=[first characters of virus name] Show list of all viruses.
Windows 7 (64-bit) Home Premium SP1
avast! 9 RC1