scan in boot mode

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by patdoc63, May 22, 2008.

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  1. patdoc63

    patdoc63 Registered Member

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    Hi !
    Is it possible to scan in the boot mode, just before Windows start ?

    Thanks
     
  2. Colditzz

    Colditzz Registered Member

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    This would be a very useful feature...
     
  3. Capp

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    This is an older post, but it might help

     
  4. Colditzz

    Colditzz Registered Member

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    Thank you for your reply Capp, but I was pertaining to a scan being scheduled on windows startup, similar to the chkdsk scan on a system volume, this would enable virus removal without file locks being an issue... This would be an extremely useful feature, if it were possible to implement.
     
  5. Capp

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    You don't have the option currently to do a scan pre-boot.

    The reason being that, NOD32 requires certain services and modules loaded to run properly. In order for these to startup, Windows has to be running.

    I agree that it could be a useful feature, but honestly, scanning in Safe Mode would be pretty much as beneficial.
     
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