Kaspersky Online Scanner ObjectID

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  1. scirious

    scirious Registered Member

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    Does Kaspersky Online Scanner alse create those objectIDs?
     
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    Well, the answer to that is most probably NO. :)

    Because the online scanner stands no reason to really benefit by creating those object IDs.

    Now what is more important is whether the eScan free scanning tool based on KAV is also creating them. Has anyone tried it out?
     
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    Try running CHKDSK from the DOS command prompt and see if you notice any difference.
     
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    Actually, I'm not interested in using it's online version if it does.
     
  5. BlueZannetti

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    Well, in that case, look elsewhere.

    I performed a simple direct test using fsutil to verify lack of file object ID's on some target files (verified clean), loaded the online scanner, scanned a pair of files in the set, and then rechecked with fsutil. The pair of files scanned, and only those scanned, now displayed a complete complement of file object ID's (screenshot below for completeness).

    It really shouldn't be a surprise from an implementation perspective, although they really are quite useless from the perspective of an online scanner.

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    I was sort of expecting that the same thing would apply to the online scanner. I hate those humongous downloads just for doing an online scanning operation. :mad:
     
  7. Escalader

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    A few weeks ago I did the Kav web scan and now if I try to run a windows xp sp 2 defrag, I get a message no can do there is a chkdsk / f scheduled to run !

    I didn't schedule chkdsk, did this Kav Objects issue you all have been debating cause this?

    How do I clear it?

    Anybody got any ideas?
     
  8. rdsu

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    Escalader,

    Insert the Windows CD, and execute the "chkdsk /p drive:" under Repair option... ;)
     
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    Can I just run chkdsk / p from the command prompt? I have a Dell with an embedded OS?
     
  10. LowWaterMark

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    If it's telling you that a chkdsk /f is scheduled to run, then just reboot and let it run. It'll run prior to Windows starting up.

    No one can tell you for sure what caused that chkdsk to be scheduled. It could just as easily have nothing to do with running that online scan. The fact that a chkdsk is scheduled to run at next reboot is an indicator that there may well be some data conditions on your disk that need attention.
     
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    TY, thing is it's been rebooted many times since and I did nothing to stop it running! It should have run but it didn't.
     
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    i wonder what impact on free space (+4x32B per file?) etc. this cause with huge number of files scanned on drive ...
     
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