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Gmer scan duration


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#1 Johmmy

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Posted 30 May 2010 - 02:10 PM

What is the typical duration for a Gmer scan? Coming up on 24 hrs here. Running in safe mode in XP.

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Posted 30 May 2010 - 05:00 PM

That is too long. Try rerunning the scan with the Devices box unchecked.
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Posted 30 May 2010 - 07:18 PM

10-4. Thought it was dragging on a bit. Not really sure I even have an issue but am wanting to move files, etc. to a new computer (first time) and want to be sure that all is well prior to the move. If you do enough internet searches on what you "might have" you can become very paranoid....

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Posted 30 May 2010 - 09:13 PM

Hello.

I find that the files section takes the most time, especially if you have many, many files on a storage drive. Unchecking this should speed up the scan significantly.

EDIT: And to answer your question, it should not be more than an hour.

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Edited by PropagandaPanda, 30 May 2010 - 09:14 PM.





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