Nod32 Antivirus v7.xx Is There A Way To Scan A Specific Folder Upon Change?

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  1. siriusly

    siriusly Registered Member

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    My downloads folder is my greatest concern as that is my weakest link in my system.

    Is there a way to set Nod32 to scan upon folder changes?

    I am on win7 x64... thought to mention in case that makes any difference to the answers.

    I can't seem to find anything anywhere specifically for this so I thought to ask here as I respect the opinions of the people here highly.

    Thanks
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  2. syrinx

    syrinx Registered Member

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    I use NOD and sadly there's no setting specifically for modifications or changes. There is open, execute, and creation. You may want to visit the eset forum and ask your question to see if modified files fall under creation or not but I suspect they would as esets been around the block for a while. I'd imagine that means every time a file is saved it's checked- Even if it previously existed.... the whole folder though I doubt it. (heck I may ask myself now as my downloads folder is also my weakest point since it's also open to sandboxed apps as well.)
     
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  3. Marcos

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    Real-time protection scans files upon creation, modification, access / execution by default. This is something that every antivirus with real-time protection must do.
    I doubt there's an antivirus program that monitors a particular folder and runs an on-demand scan of the entire folder when a change has been detected.
     
  4. siriusly

    siriusly Registered Member

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    Thanks syrinx and Marcos for your answers. I feel more secure now.
     
  5. flatfly

    flatfly Registered Member

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    Well that's a funny coincidence, I've been thinking about implementing this EXACT feature into my new product, blitzVT (see thread on this subforum). Although not a full AV, it complements one quite nicely.
     
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