NOD32 "prompt for action" - ANNOYING piece of S***

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  1. i4560011

    i4560011 Registered Member

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    Ok.

    I have converted to NOD32 for my virus scanning. and have found it to be ok. But there is one MAJOR thing that pisses me off.

    In manual full-system scan mode i like to decided FOR MYSELF what i like to do with any virus that is found, so i select "Prompt for action". But the ANNOYING thing is that the scanner will stop whenever a virus is found.

    I would like to decided at the END of the scan, and not midway through.
    I just don't have time to sit and watch the scanning process.

    IS there anyway to allow me to make the decisions AT THE END of the scan?

    In Norton A/V this is possible, but NOD32 will not allow it.
     
  2. NOD32 user

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    Sure is - Just select 'Scan' instead of 'Scan & Clean'

    Then at the end of the scan if you right-click on a detection you will get an option.

    Anyhow, for the vast majority of detections there's effectively only two options (leave or delete) since mostly the whole file either is entirely or is entirely replaced with malware.

    HTH :)
     
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  3. i4560011

    i4560011 Registered Member

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    I have tried that approach (looking at the list) for a few weeks now.
    But here is the problem:

    1. Right clicking only allows the option to "clean"
    2. That list is very very long, and is very easy to miss a single red line of text. Is there anyway for it to filter and ONLY show the infected file(s)?

    I have use Norton for many years now, and have recently decided for change base on the fact norton has became very bloated, and on recommendation of countless of peoples.

    I would hate to go back to norton, simply because of this flaw (i like to take control of my security setups).
     
  4. covaro

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    I personally usually find it easier to have it automatically delete those files and place them in quarantine. It's quick and painless and if there was accidently a FP (hasn't happened yet), I can always restore the file.

    If you are afraid of this because of network management tools or something similar you can always just turn off scanning for Potentially Dangerous Apps.

    -Cov
     
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    Agreed.

    Cheers :)
     
  6. Marcos

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    Disable the List all files option in the on-demand scanner setup which will make the scanner show only red and blue items in the log.
     
  7. i4560011

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    Well the "list all" is already disabled.
    it was the long list of Blue text i was refering to.

    But i guess i'll have to get use to another way to handle the results of a full system scan. I'm not a big fan of quarantine stuff, but covaro's idea sound logical.

    I just hope NOD32 will fix this up in their next version.
     
  8. YeOldeStonecat

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    Yup! :thumb:
     
  9. Brian N

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    By simply clicking the Actions tab you can adjust how NOD32 will remove an infection from certain areas (files, emails, archives etc.) either manually by you "Choose an action" or automatically. It's easy :)

    Also take a look at this guide which will help you setup your copy of NOD32
    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=37509
     
  10. pykko

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    That will be the best option for your question. ;)
     
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