Question on file in scanning log

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by DanL, Nov 27, 2004.

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  1. DanL

    DanL Registered Member

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    After a NOD32 scan I see a lot of files in blue that are password protected.

    Example:

    C:\RECYCLER\NPROTECT\00130431.rbf »ZIP »WOW.EXE - error - the file is password-protected

    Anybody know what these are?

    Sorry for all the questions, I'm a new user and just want to understand everything about NOD32.

    Thanks

    Dan
     
  2. Blackspear

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    They are PW protected and as such cannot be scanned, they are a locked file. No need to worry. The other type of file you will see that is locked, is a “Swap File” which is in use by Windows, again this is normal, nothing to worry about.


    No need to apologize, ask away…

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  3. DanL

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    Thanks.......I was wondering what RECYCLER\NPROTECT\ is.
    There seems to be hundreds of them. :eek:

    Dan
     
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    Thanks Blackspear!

    Wintasks looks like an interesting utility, Do you use it?

    These files that are remnants of Norton, were they quarantined items, or possibly a definition
    to protect against?

    Dan
     
  7. Blackspear

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    No, never tried this one.


    I only went hunting for the information on this one, so I don't know any further, though I would presume it is some form of quarantining by Norton.

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    NProtect is a part of Systemworks......protects you from deleting stuff from recycle bin accidentally
     
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    Thanks Huwge.

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