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Avg Antivirus Not Scanning All?


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#1 Vince86

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Posted 22 April 2006 - 10:10 AM

I just switched to avg and had nortons antivirus before. The first time i scanned my computer it only showed 60000 file scanned while nortons use to have 200000. Is there something wrong? I chose the scan my hard drive button in avg. thanks

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Posted 22 April 2006 - 05:37 PM

Hi Vince,

did you choose to make a full scan, or had you set up norton in some special way back then?

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Posted 22 April 2006 - 06:52 PM

AVG's Resident Shield scans files with extensions 386, ASP, BAT, BIN, BMP, BOO, CHM, CLA, CLASS, CMD, CNM, COM, CPL, DEV, DLL, DO*, DRV, EML, EXE, GIF, HLP, HT*, INI, JPEG, JPG, JS*, LNK, MD*, MSG, NWS, OCX, OV*, PCX, PGM, PHP*, PIF, PL*, PNG, POT, PP*, SCR, SHS, SMM, SYS, TIF, VBE, VBS, VBX, VXD, WMF, XL*, XML, ZL*.

If you go to Control Center and double click on Resident Shield, you can optionally have it scan all files in the Properties tab.
Let us know if the count of scanned files approaches that of Norton's. Expect, obviously, a longer scanning time.

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Edited by jgweed, 22 April 2006 - 06:53 PM.

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