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Scan & Multi-Task?


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#1 siouxdax

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Posted 15 January 2009 - 11:53 AM

I have a general PC question. Is it possible or a good idea to multi-task on my PC while running a virus scanner, or will it hang up? Also, can the same be said for defragging? Both take so much time away from doing work on my PC.

Any help/suggestions are much appreciated.

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 15 January 2009 - 12:42 PM

I've done it. You might experience some stuttering or slow downs.
If I was seriously infected and trying to get rid of something I wouldn't do it.
some malware scanners we use in AII we recommend even turning off the AV or scan in Safemode

Edited by garmanma, 15 January 2009 - 12:43 PM.

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