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How do i scan my WHOLE computer for virus using AVAST?


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#1 tia08

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Posted 27 October 2009 - 07:16 AM

I have 2 user accounts on this laptop and I wanna scan the WHOLE computer.
HOW DO I DO THAT?

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Posted 27 October 2009 - 08:52 AM

Start avast! antivirus by clicking on the desktop shortcut.
1. Click on the hard disk icon in right. This will select all local hard disks to scan.
2. Click on the play icon on left to start scanning

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I assumed that you are using the default skin.

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Posted 27 October 2009 - 10:08 AM

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Posted 27 October 2009 - 08:34 PM

tia08,

You can run a boot time scan if you are worried about user accounts being scanned. Open the UI select menu, boot time scan, you can start it immediately or on the next start up, when you schedule make sure you tell it what to do if it finds something, move to chest is best.

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