Continuous scanning?

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by Darth AkSarBen, Mar 6, 2008.

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  1. Darth AkSarBen

    Darth AkSarBen Registered Member

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    When I open NOD32, ver .642, and see the main heading under "Protections Status" I see the numbers of files scanned constantly increasing, now 2,048,162, as well as "Web Access Scanning" which also increases, even though I am not actively browsing.

    Does it continually scan files? If so, which ones? And, why would it also scan Web Access if not actively browsing?

    2 million files is a lot of scanning:) It will be well above that number by the time you see this. Only time it changes back to zero is if you completely shut it down, and start up again.
     
  2. shadek

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    It could be just about anything.
    If you're running a Bittorrent-client, NOD32 will scan each 'announce' your client sends to the tracker, because the announce is made via http-protocol.
     
  3. Darth AkSarBen

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    Nope, no Bittorrent client running. The numbers are steady in their count as they go up. 2,132,974 now and counting. *S*
     
  4. ASpace

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    One will need information about your running processes and start-ups to say what is possibly causing this . Try restarting for now
     
  5. larryb52

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    mine does the same keeps clicking off filess being scanned, I run nothing else on the machine except SAS but thats on demand, so nothing should be running...
     
  6. Marcos

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    Try running Process Monitor from Microsoft to monitor file system activity.
     
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