Scheduled scan question for Blackspear

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by jim28277, Jul 10, 2005.

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  1. jim28277

    jim28277 Registered Member

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    I followed your excellent instructions for setting up a scheduled scan. I notice that you provide 2 options for scheduled scanning. The first using the nod32.exe program with switches. The second (silent version) uses on demand scanning with no switches. Does the silent on demand version provide the same protection as the first option with all the switches turned on. Thanks.
     
  2. rumpstah

    rumpstah Registered Member

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    Hi jim28277:

    Yes this provides the same protection as long as both are set to scan the same (files, types of infiltrations, etc).

    Using the "Execution of an external application" allows the user to see when and what is happening.

    Silent or profile (the profile chosen should be set to "Run this profile in cleaning mode" if silent cleaning/deleting is desired) scanning using the Scheduler/Planner (NOD32 - On-demand scanner - Scanning) allows NOD32 to perform scheduled scans without the user having a visible signal regarding a scanning/cleaning (most cases just delete) task being performed.

    The scanning log can always be referenced later to see the results of a particular scan.

    Profile scanning is great for the self-proclaimed computer illiterates. "I just want it to work".

    I hope this helps. ;)

     
  3. Blackspear

    Blackspear Global Moderator

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    Thanks for your kind words Jim.
    The other instance is where a user purposely closes a scan when it presents on screen, even though the owner of the system wants it scanned. So a silent scan that can not be stopped is useful in this situation ;) :D

    Cheers :D
     
  4. rumpstah

    rumpstah Registered Member

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    Yes.

    The "/break-" is used to stop that from happening from a command line scan. ;)

     
  5. Blackspear

    Blackspear Global Moderator

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    Ahhh cool, thanks Mate :D

    Cheers :D
     
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    jim28277 Registered Member

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    Thank you both for your responses. I have one more question about the "Execution of an external application" method. Is there a switch that clears the screen after the scan is complete or does the screen have to be cleared by the user?

    regards Jim
     
  7. Blackspear

    Blackspear Global Moderator

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    As far as I know, the answer is no. This is also where a silent scan is useful.

    Cheers :D
     
  8. rumpstah

    rumpstah Registered Member

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    The /quit+ should perform that function.

     
  9. Blackspear

    Blackspear Global Moderator

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    LMAO, I should go and have a look at my own thread :rolleyes: :eek: ;) :D

    Cheers Mate :D
     
  10. rumpstah

    rumpstah Registered Member

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    I know them all by heart. ;)


     
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