Author Topic: "error: the system cannot find the path specified" errors in full scan log  (Read 3596 times)

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Offline jcoltrane

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The overall comment on the scan is "some files could not be scanned". THis is with AVAST 6.0.1000 free. THe log contains 6 lines:
c:\program files\alwil software\avast5\defs\11040701\alfo.dll "error: the system cannot find the path specified"
c:\program files\alwil software\avast5\defs\11040701\aswcmnbs.dll "error: the system cannot find the path specified"
c:\program files\alwil software\avast5\defs\11040701\aswcmnis.dll "error: the system cannot find the path specified"
c:\program files\alwil software\avast5\defs\11040701\aswcmnos.dll"error: the system cannot find the path specified"
c:\program files\alwil software\avast5\defs\11040701\aswengin.dll "error: the system cannot find the path specified"
c:\program files\alwil software\avast5\defs\11040701\aswscan.dll"error: the system cannot find the path specified"

I have never seen this in the past. Please help me out as to why this occurred and what it means?


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- Nothing to worry about, those are old virus definitions folders and avast is doing some housecleaning to keep the size used on the hard disk to a minimum. This just happens to have occurred between the time you started the scan and it reaching that old defs folder.
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