Author Topic: When to use Repair, Delete or Move to Chest  (Read 24149 times)

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76coug

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When to use Repair, Delete or Move to Chest
« on: November 14, 2011, 06:21:49 PM »
When a scan has found an infected file it asks if I want to Repair, Delete or Move to Chest? I cannot find any advice from Avast on which I should chose and what will happen once I do, other than Move to Chest. Can anyone point me in the right direction or can anyone answer the question?  Because to me, I would want to either Repair the File and Deleting it makes me nervous as it could me deleting a file I may need.  You get the idea.  Thank you. 

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Re: When to use Repair, Delete or Move to Chest
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2011, 06:23:14 PM »

ady4um

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Re: When to use Repair, Delete or Move to Chest
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2011, 07:25:01 PM »
Without getting into details, generally speaking the "chest" option should be the "safest" (read as "conservative" or "do-as-less-harm-as-you-can").