Safe to delete quarantine items?

Discussion in 'ESET Smart Security' started by Ax1om, Dec 31, 2008.

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  1. Ax1om

    Ax1om Registered Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    Is it safe to use the "remove" option in the quarantine section?

    Does this "release" the file from quarantine or does it permanently delete the file so that it does not pose a threat?

    Thank you
  2. ASpace

    ASpace Guest

    Generally YES.

    The Remove options deletes the back-up copy permanently . Even when it quarantine , the malware has been eliminated completely . The quarantine is just a back-up of the deleted file which are in encrypted form so that you can't re-infect your computer by accident
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