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How often do you scan with avast!? (Not scans while infected)

Daily
Every 2-3 days
Once a week
1-2 times a month
Rarely
Irregularly
Never
What is scanning?
I only scan with other software

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Re: Poll: How often do you scan?
« Reply #30 on: May 22, 2011, 01:23:07 AM »
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Re: Poll: How often do you scan?
« Reply #31 on: May 22, 2011, 03:12:22 AM »
Thanks rdmaloyjr, respect your point of view.
Sorry, but I don't share it :)
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Re: Poll: How often do you scan?
« Reply #32 on: May 22, 2011, 03:41:27 AM »
Me neither, MSE was a failure here.
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Re: Poll: How often do you scan?
« Reply #33 on: May 22, 2011, 05:07:24 AM »
MSE works for me, use whatever works for you. :)

If the problem with avast! and Opera gets fixed, I might go back to avast!.
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Re: Poll: How often do you scan?
« Reply #34 on: May 22, 2011, 01:40:18 PM »
25 boot time scans a day is the minimum.
Usually I also run 55 full scans and 379 quick scans.
Everyone should do this daily. :P ;D

How many times has your hard drive burned out with this many scans? ;D ???
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Re: Poll: How often do you scan?
« Reply #35 on: May 22, 2011, 06:55:34 PM »
Usually I scan once a week(In Fridays).
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Re: Poll: How often do you scan?
« Reply #36 on: May 22, 2011, 09:35:56 PM »
25 boot time scans a day is the minimum.
Usually I also run 55 full scans and 379 quick scans.
Everyone should do this daily. :P ;D

How many times has your hard drive burned out with this many scans? ;D ???

Never, I change the HD daily. ;D
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Re: Poll: How often do you scan?
« Reply #37 on: May 22, 2011, 11:03:40 PM »
Never, I change the HD daily. ;D
I use underwear HDs and also change them daily ;D
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Re: Poll: How often do you scan?
« Reply #38 on: May 25, 2011, 01:56:25 PM »
Scan only when I feel the needs.

MSE works for me, use whatever works for you. :)

If the problem with avast! and Opera gets fixed, I might go back to avast!.

MSE is nice but it still eat more resource than Avast and Avira do. Avast better than Avira in resource usage and feature. So, it's Avast for me.

I'm using Opera and having no problem with it. Web shield scan anything that I download using Opera. What kind of problem that you have by using Avast in your machine?
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Re: Poll: How often do you scan?
« Reply #39 on: May 27, 2011, 06:33:44 PM »
I used to do daily quick scan then realised that was just not necessary. Now, i do a weekly quick scan and a monthly full scan.
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Re: Poll: How often do you scan?
« Reply #40 on: May 28, 2011, 02:09:09 AM »
Just a thought what type of scan are you asking about? There are Quick scans, Full scans, Custom scans and boot-time scans. I scan 3-4 time a week using a quick scan. And once or twice a custom scan. The only time I use a boot-time scan is when suggested by avast. Other variables include individual settings.  :)
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Re: Poll: How often do you scan?
« Reply #41 on: May 28, 2011, 02:14:17 AM »
25 boot time scans a day is the minimum.
Usually I also run 55 full scans and 379 quick scans.
Everyone should do this daily. :P ;D

Asyn You couldn't resist being silly. Thank you. After all someone had to.  ;D
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Re: Poll: How often do you scan?
« Reply #42 on: May 29, 2011, 02:13:48 PM »
Just a thought what type of scan are you asking about? There are Quick scans, Full scans, Custom scans and boot-time scans. I scan 3-4 time a week using a quick scan. And once or twice a custom scan. The only time I use a boot-time scan is when suggested by avast. Other variables include individual settings.  :)

The type of scan doesn't matter
I thought it would be nice to know how the community here is using the scan function
I only scan every 2 weeks
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Re: Poll: How often do you scan?
« Reply #43 on: May 29, 2011, 07:29:09 PM »
I think you only really need to perform a full scan upon installation of Avast anytime after that appears to be unnecessary as the shields do their job well. After that quick/custom scans should suffice. Although with that said i do like to do a full scan every so often just to be sure :)
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