setting up AntiVir

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by iceni60, Jul 18, 2006.

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  1. iceni60

    iceni60 ( ^o^)

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    hi, i just installed AnitVir and i'm not sure about afew settings -

    when it's scanning should i tell it to scan 'all files' or just to use its 'smart extensions'?

    when scanning archives should i set a limit for 'recusion dept'? if so should i leave it at the default - 20? or should i not set a recusion dept and let it keep scanning?

    thanks.
     
  2. WSFuser

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    i would set it to scan all files. for the second setting id leave it at default.
     
  3. iceni60

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    thanks for the help.
     
  4. aigle

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    Can u explain the first choice? Thanks.
     
  5. WSFuser

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    afaik setting antivir to scan "smart extensions" would mean it only scans files that are infectable or likely to be infected. "scan all files" means well it scans all files.
     
  6. lodore

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    this is a bit of subject.

    does avira antivir pass many checkmark tests?
     
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