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quick scan vs deep scan/full scan ( antivirus )

Q: quick scan vs deep scan/full scan ( antivirus )

Almost every time I do quick scan and got nothing and I think it is good. However, I just read online, it says that when quick scan does not find anything then you do deep scan. It confuses me, since it means I should do deep scan all the time. ?

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A: quick scan vs deep scan/full scan ( antivirus )

the 1000$ question is
which anti-virus
ON windows defender and malwarebytes and many others only a quick scan is necessary
The converse of what you have read is usually the case eg. You do a quick scan and only if that finds something should you then need to follow it with a full scan
For instance a threat scan on Malwarebytes paid for edition or the scan on the free version will scan up to 99% of the system
A full scan also scans the system restore points and other unusual places to detect, or at least try to detect, all possible traces of infection.
As I said it depends on the AV and to some extent the OS which I presume is not Windows 2000 as indeed commented on by my colleague Cookiegal in another of your topics
Also, it appears you're running Windows 7 and if you don't still have your Windows 2000 computer you should visit your profile and change that information so that it's current which makes it easier to help you in some casesClick to expand...

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Greetings,

My McAfee Real-Time Scan will not remain enabled. When I try to run either Quick Scan or Full Scan, an error message comes up, telling me to return to the McAfee Internet Security Home and to try to run the scan again.

I have followed their instructions for re-enabling the Real-Time Scan to the best of my abilities, by trying to restart the McShield Service, and by running the oas-disabled-fix.cmd utility that they instructed me to download. The oas-disabled-fix.cmd utility will not run.

I have contacted McAfee and they have told me that it is a problem with Windows Update. I have contacted Microsoft and told them that as well, but they seem to be trying to rule out any other possible cause, than what McAfee says is the actual cause of the problem, thereby dragging this out even longer.

Microsoft is supposed to be getting back to me again tomorrow, but any other help would be appreciated.

Thank you for your time.

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Receive bad pool caller when attempting to run registry scan and norton full/quick scan.

Latest dump error:

0x000000c2 (0x00000040, 0x00000000, 0x80000000, 0x00000000)
Thought it might have been problem with linksys software - pc locked up on a linksysfile. Removed/unistalled product; rebooted machine. Attempted Norton full scan - still received 0c2 abend. Approximately 5900 files are successfully scanned before it tanks.

Machine: Gateway GT5228
OS: Windows XP SP3

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

If you need additional information, let me know.

Best Regards
 

A:bad pool caller during registry scan and norton full/quick scan

Leafs22 said:


Receive bad pool caller when attempting to run registry scan and norton full/quick scan.

Latest dump error:

0x000000c2 (0x00000040, 0x00000000, 0x80000000, 0x00000000)
Thought it might have been problem with linksys software - pc locked up on a linksysfile. Removed/unistalled product; rebooted machine. Attempted Norton full scan - still received 0c2 abend. Approximately 5900 files are successfully scanned before it tanks.

Machine: Gateway GT5228
OS: Windows XP SP3

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

If you need additional information, let me know.

Best RegardsClick to expand...

Hi Leafs22,

This is Mike from the Norton Authorized Support Team.

Which Norton product and version do you currently have installed?

It sounds like there is a problem with the drivers on your system. Please follow the steps below to properly remove Norton. After you remove Norton, update all of the drivers on your system and then install the latest version of the Norton product for which you have a valid license.

1. Click on the following link to download the Norton Removal Tool:

Norton Removal Tool and Instructions

2. After you run the tool, please restart your computer. Log into Windows again and run the removal tool again. Restart your computer after it is finished running the second time as well.

3. Update all of the drivers on your system.

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Hey all.
 
I was running a full scan on my Win8 system using Defender.  After 15 minutes, scan was three-quarters completed with no problems, so  I left the computer for five minutes.  When I returned, Defender had switched over to a Quick Scan in order to finish up. 
 
No threats found, either by Defender or by MBam, which I ran afterwards.  But is it unusual for Defender to switch from Full to Quick scan mid-operations? 

A:Windows Defender Full Scan Switches Over To Quick Scan

I never heard of that happening before so I'm not sure how it occurred.There are three types of scans offered by Windows 8/10 Defender and most other anti-virus/anti-malware programs:Quick Scan only checks the areas of your computer most likely to contain malware...the most prevalent and common places where malware typically hides. The length of time for performing a Quick scan will vary but it generally takes about 15-30 minutes so they can be performed daily.Full Scan is much more comprehensive since it scans the entire hard drive (all folders/files) which can number in the thousands. The length of time for performing a Full scan will also vary but because it is so comprehensive, this type of scan can take several hours. Most Full Scans can be scheduled to run late at night when not using the computer so you can perform a weekly scan without having to monitor it.Custom Scan allows the user to select any files and folders on the hard drive to be scanned.In most cases when performing routine security checks, only a Quick Scan is needed since it checks the areas of your computer most likely to contain malware...the most prevalent and common places where malware typically hides. A Full scan is generally recommended only for heavily infected systems.

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A:Whats the difference between Quick Scan and Full Scan

A quick scan only scans areas known to be used by most malware infections. In most cases, a quick scan is all that's necessary for Malwarebytes to do its job. A full scan, as you might imagine, scans every file on the drive.~Blade

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I have been having a few problems with my computer recently. It has become very slow and freezes a lot. A few days ago, my hotmail account was hacked and an email sent to every one of my friends. So I tried to run Virus Scan to see if I had a virus and it never completes a scan; instead, it always says that it unexpectedly stoppped and to please close and try again. I've tried running both full and quick scans to no avail and also tried in safe mode with no success. Please help! Thanks!

A:McAfee Virus Scan Cannot Get Through A Full Or Quick Scan

Hello and welcome. Let's try a Safe Mode scan.Next run ATF and SAS: If you cannot access Safe Mode,run in normal ,but let me know.Note: On Vista, "Windows Temp" is disabled. To empty "Windows Temp" ATF-Cleaner must be "Run as an Administrator".From your regular user account..Download Attribune's ATF Cleaner and then SUPERAntiSpyware , Free Home Version. Save both to desktop ..DO NOT run yet.Open SUPER from icon and install and Update itUnder Scanner Options make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):Close browsers before scanning.Scan for tracking cookies.Terminate memory threats before quarantining.Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen and exit the program. DO NOT run yet.Now reboot into Safe Mode: How to enter safe mode(XP)Using the F8 MethodRestart your computer. When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu. Select the option for Safe Mode using the arrow keys. Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode. Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.Under Main "Select Files to Delete" choose: Select All.Click the Empty Selected button.If you use Firefox or Opera browser click that browser at the top and choose: Select AllClick th... Read more

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As a practice if a Quick scan detects something I fix it & then run a Full scan & a boot time scan.
Avast just detected 1 infection.

When the scan is complete I will fix it & do as I stated above.

I really should run scans more often, as should everyone.

A:Quick scan & Full scan

I don't normally run quick scans. I keep a scheduled weekly full scan at maximum intensity on Saturday afternoons ( normally when I go out for my weekly shopping needs ) so by the time I get home the scan is either already completed or is nearly done.

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Hello Everyone,

I'm looking for some advice on using Spyware and Antivirus scanners (MBAM, Norton, etc).

Given the huge difference in run time, when is Quick Scan considered sufficient and when should you use Full Scan.

Thank you,

PadRat

A:Quick Scan vs. Full Scan

Hi PadRat,
I generally run a quick scan each night, when I'm sleeping. I then run a full scan once a week, again when sleeping, of if I encounter issues. Eg. Slow performance etc.
This is just a rule of thumb and may not be 100% effective, but I find it works for me.
Anyone else use a different system from mine?

Thanks,
Taomech

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Not sure if this is more appropriate for the debate section, but if it is, then it would be great if someone could move it.

I was just curious if a full scan actually got more viruses and such than a quick scan or if it really didn't matter.
 

A:Full Scan vs. Quick Scan

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In the past day, my computer has been very tempermental. I am running Vista Home Premium and have been for about 2 months without any issues. I run Avira Antivir and Kaspersky Internet Security in the background. I ran a full Kaspersky scan and have no issues. Antivir has not found anything either, except for HP false positives. When I run Ad-Aware and Spybot scans, nothing shows up. I also ran CCleaner to scrub temp files and registry. Also, a quick scan with MBAM was clean.

But when I try to run a full scan in MBAM or SuperAntiSpyware, the computer hangs. This usually happens when the screen saver kicks in. So I disabled the screen saver, but it still happens. I cannot access anything at that point and have to power off from the power supply (ctl alt delete won't work).

Does anyone have any thoughts?

A:Computer Freezes When Running Full MBAM Scan or Super AntiSpyware Scan

Try disabling your anti-virus for the scans
Just remember to turn it back on
Also disable Spybot's Teatimer function if you use it

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Hello Friends

I believe my PC is infected.
Day before Yesterday night I had a complete scan of my PC using AVAST antivirus and it did not show any infection.I keep my antivirus software completely

upto date I have a screensaver which when avtivated, activates the avast antivirus to scan files randomly and ist displayed on the screen. After complete

scanning of my PC later in the day when the screensaver activated the avast antivirus to scan files randomly, it detected the following VIRUS infection -

Win32:Trojan-gen in couple of my installed software application which I had not used last couple of days.I moved the files to the virus vault.
In addition to AVAST AV I have installed the following PC protection softwares and I keep them upto date.

Spybot Search & Destroy
AVG Free 8.5
Ad-Aware
Spyware terminator
Malwarebytes Anti- Malware
Windows Defender

I scanned using the above softwares and the results were negative.

Two days back AVG Free AV reported the software app for playing DVD files on my PC as infected,the infection being Trojan horse Generic14.FPT. I immediately

uninstalled it and tried to do a fresh installation of the same app (HERO DVD player)and during installation I again got the warning saying the installation

file is infected. Is it possible for the only single installation file (Set up file) to get infected if its not touched for a long time. Similarly the main

setup file of some other app were also reported as infected although they h... Read more

A:initial Antivirus scan ok subsequent immediate antivirus scan shows as infected...

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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My computer was at a crawl, even step from booting to loading the desktop and beyond took at least 50x as long. But in Safe Mode, it was running only a little slower than usual, so I suspected a virus or malware. Attempts at using AVG antivirus's command line scan in Safe Mode was met with messages such as 'Boot Sector Hidden' or something like 'Processes scanning failed'.
Desperately I tried to run CHKDSK. Seemed to solve the problem, but just after that, AVG antivirus crashed while scanning. Next day, I try again, AVG seems to work detecting no threats, and Malwarebytes detected nothing too.
NOW I want to make sure my computer is virus or malware free. Please help me, this is my only laptop.
I have Hijack this logs, but there is some error message about hosts files, I can post them if you want.. I tried aswmbr anti root kit , but the program always crashes just as it's checking sysmain.dll
Some background: Awhile ago, I accidently installed some malware by not unchecking the right boxes while installing DAEMON tools. Found out it was messing with my browser, so used Spybot Search and Destroy plus Malwarebytes anti-malware, found some malware uninstalled them, also remove them through Control Panel. Seemed fine. until a day later when I accidently turned off the mains power to the laptop, without any battery in. Then the slow down suddenly appeared. I have accidently done this before but it never had this effect.

A:aswmbr can't scan, Antivirus can't scan, Computer at a crawl from startup

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Hello.I have the free version of AVG installed on my computer and run it at least once ever two hours. Each time i scan, I chose to do the whole computer scan, however the scan takes less than 15 minutes to finish. When I first installed it, it would take at least an hour and now it no longer does so. Is this a problem with my computer or AVG? Is it fully scanning my computer or could my computer be unprotected? Any help or advice would be appreciated.I am running Vista home basic.(Moderator edit: thread moved to more appropriate forum. jgw)

A:AVG Full Computer Scan Too Quick?

1) There is probably a setting not to scan files that are unchanged since the last scan

2) Why on earth would you scan once every two hours? What are you doing that would require such frequent scans? As long as the av is resident, weekly (or more likely MONTHLY) scans should be more than enough for most people.

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Guyz pls help me this time my antivirus stops everytime i scan after few %
this happens everytime and even more pc reacts wierd usually, like stucks without no reason, take hours to do scan disk everytime pc gets restarted & many times delete the files
This is my recent Ewido scan result, as u say to run in safe mode with 3 ticks

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ewido security suite - Scan report
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+ Created on: 9:25:14 PM, 9/11/2005
+ Report-Checksum: B1ABE987

+ Scan result:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{669695BC-A811-4A9D-8CDF-BA8C795F261C} -> Spyware.PowerStrip : Cleaned with backup
HKU\S-1-5-21-2000478354-1682526488-842925246-1003\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{669695BC-A811-4A9D-8CDF-BA8C795F261C} -> Spyware.PowerStrip : Cleaned with backup
C:\WINDOWS\homo.exe -> Backdoor.Rbot : Cleaned with backup
D:\WINDOWS\system32\[email protected]@@k.DLL -> Not-A-Virus.Tool.Game.HotHook : Cleaned with backup
D:\Documents and Settings\Kami\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\HRN7H5GE\mm[2].js -> Spyware.Chitika : Cleaned with backup
D:\Documents and Settings\Kami\Cookies\[email protected][1].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Mediaplex : Cleaned with backup
D:\Documents and Settings\Kami\Cookies\[email protected][1].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Targetnet : Cleaned with backup
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A:AntiVirus Scan Stops after few percent Scan

From Norton

“This spyware may include an uninstallation tool named Uninstall.exe , which is located in the installation folder. The default installation folder is C:\Program Files\STAR.”
Fix these with HJT – mark them, close IE, click fix checked

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [windll] D:\WINDOWS\system32\wsys.exe

DL http://www.downloads.subratam.org/KillBox.zip

Restart your computer into safe mode now. (Tapping F8 at the first black screen) Perform the following steps in safe mode:

Double-click on Killbox.exe to run it. Now put a tick by Standard File Kill. In the "Full Path of File to Delete" box, copy and paste each of the following lines one at a time then click on the button that has the red circle with the X in the middle after you enter each file. It will ask for confimation to delete the file. Click Yes. Continue with that same procedure until you have copied and pasted all of these in the "Paste Full Path of File to Delete" box.

D:\WINDOWS\system32\wsys.exe

Note: It is possible that Killbox will tell you that one or more files do not exist. If that happens, just continue on with all the files. Be sure you don't miss any.

Exit the Killbox.

Open Windows Explorer. Go to Tools, Folder Options and click on the View tab.
Make sure that "Show hidden files and folders" is checked.
Now click "Apply to all folders", Click "Apply" then "OK"

Delete these folders

C:\Program Files\STAR

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Full scan by definition is "a thorough scan of the entire system". It took me one full hour to do a MBAM configured custom scan for the entire C:\. At this point people seem satisfied with the above definition. However, I did a file scan with Spybot S&D on the folder "spybot S&D" and it took me over 3 hours. In this scan, Spybot look at each file to see if it is clean or not.

The question is obvious, If Full scan does not scan each file through the whole system, what it does ?
 

A:full scan vs file scan ?

The variations in the type of scans depend on the software manufacturer.

You can read an in-depth discussion around this topic on MBAM's forums: https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?/topic/10405-difference-between-quick-scan-and-full-scan/
 

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Below are Bazooka scanner, dds and gmer scan results. Exe files are not working properly. Any executable I open immediately asks for a file to open the program. I can run some programs by browsing for the executable again but does not work for everything. Some programs won't work or install. here is my latest scan results using bazooka / dds / and gmer.BAZOOKA SCAN--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------********************************************************************************************************************************************Result when scanning:SystemDir.explorer 545.505.000 %SystemDir%\explorer.exeC:\Windows\system32\\explorer.exehttp://www.kephyr.com/spywarescanner/library/systemdir.explorer/index.phtmlSystemDir.regedit 544.500.000 %SystemDir%\regedit.exeC:\Windows\system32\\regedit.exehttp://www.kephyr.com/spywarescanner/library/systemdir.regedit/index.phtml********************************************************************************************************************************************DDS SCAN------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------********************************************************************************************************************************************.DDS (Ver_2011-06-23.01) - NTFSAMD64 Internet Ex... Read more

A:Virus - Bazooka Scan / DDS scan / GMER scan - %#^#%^#

Hi,

Sorry for delayed response. Forums have been really busy. If you still need help with this post fresh dds logs, please.

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i tried to do the on-line Panda scan a few times, once my dial-up connection disconnected it, and i couldnt get it back, and I tried it 2 more times and it stalled about 3/4 of the way thru, even tho i was still connected. When i do Spybot S&D scan it stalls midway too, several times, i have to keep moving my mouse around for a while to get it to start again. Why do u think this keeps happening on my computer?( Virus scan was negative, and i deleted some adware with a scan i did a day before.) I know the Panda scan used Actixe X which i had to download to do the scan. Should i delete it now? What would it look like and where would it be on the computer.?
I have an old Dell OptiPlex GX1 Pentium 2 with 350 MHZ, with 256 RAM and WIN ME O.S. with 10 G. storage with a slow dial-up connection. Thank in advance. ZUZU2
 

A:Panda scan and Spybot-S&D scan stalls mid-scan

This is my HJT log after running (sluggishly) Sbybot-S&D and finding no problem:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:56:31 PM, on 2/2/2006
Platform: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE.COM\VSO\MCVSRTE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ZONELABS\VSMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RESTORE\STMGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE.COM\AGENT\MCTSKSHD.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE.COM\VSO\MCVSSHLD.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE.COM\VSO\MCVSESCN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\GRISOFT\AVG FREE\AVGCC.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\GRISOFT\AVG FREE\AVGEMC.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\GRISOFT\AVG FREE\AVGAMSVR.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ZONE LABS\ZONEALARM\ZLCLIENT.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\SPYBOT - SEARCH & DESTROY\TEATIMER.EXE
C:\DOWNLOAD\CONKEEPM.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETSCAPE INTERNET SERVICE\DIALER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RNAAPP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TAPISRV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETSCAPE INTERNET SERVICE\NETSCAPE WEB ACCELERATOR\NSACCEL.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTERNET EXPLORER\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETSCAPE INTERNET SERVICE\CSS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\PSTORES.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
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My new version of Norton anti-virus will not run a scan on my computer no matter what I try. In addition, I'm having problems with Microsoft word freezing when it is trying to open. That could probably be fixed if I could run an anti-virus scan. The regular scanning is active and seems to work on email. Any help?
 

A:Norton Antivirus won't run full scan

As a personal note... I was a hardcore Norton user until a few years ago. It was suggested that I try a program called AVG... it's free, and it works like a charm, finding a ton of things that were missed by both Norton and Mcafee.

http://free.grisoft.com

Give that a shot.
 

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Just wondering how often a full system antivirus scan be run? only had windows 7 professional for a little over a week now and sure don't want any viruses on it.

A:how often should a full system antivirus scan be run

Are you running a real time protection scheme?
If so you are for the most part covered, unless you decide to let something through.

I don't think there is really an agreed upon answer to this question. I suppose the best answer would be however often makes you feel safe.

Factors involved too, how much use does the system get, how often are you just randomly surfing around the web in parts unknown.
I would just schedule it for once a week unless I started finding stuff then I might increase the frequency.

Best thing you can do is stay on top of windows update, as they patch a vast majority of the exploits used by the viruses.

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How many times do you run your antivirus full scan each year? I usually runs like 6 antivirus full scan each year, so the math is every 2 months i run a antivirus full scan.
 

A:How many times do you runs your antivirus full scan each year?

Yeah maybe every two months is enough for me. Never found any malware yet that got through.
 

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Hi, Since 2 weeks ago, my computer would freeze when running the scheduled full scan every night and I had to manually restart it by holding down the power button.The computer is fine and has absolutely no problems until it runs a scan. It will freeze when it tries to scan the file WLanHC.dll.I tried to do a scan using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and the same thing happens. The computer will freeze when it scan up to the file WLanpref.dll. And when I go into the System32 folder to look up these files, the computer freeze.There is nothing I can do each time it freezes other than to restart it by holding down the power button.I don't know how to save the log of the scan since it always hangs halfway and I have to reboot the computer.I suspect it is a virus that's causing this problem but do not know how I should go abt dealing it.Would appreciate if someone could help me out on this.Thanks! 

A:Computer freeze during Avira Antivirus full scan

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I have a virus on my computer which doesn't allow me to use the internet, makes my pc run very slow and I can't access any programs on my pc. It also doesn't allow my antivirus program (AVG) or spyware program (Spybot S&D) complete a full scan. It shuts my computer down before they finish. I have included below my Hijack this log, can anyone please help me get my computer rid of this virus it's driving me crazy!! Thank you...


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:03:23 AM, on 6/10/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsTskMgr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NETWOR~1\COMMON~1\naPrdMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\Sprint\Sprint PCS Connection Manager\OSCMUtilityService.exe ... Read more

A:Virus shuts down computer before antivirus software completes a full scan

Hi,

Since you don't have a internet connection there, use another machine to download the tools that I will ahve you download and transfer them using a flash drive.

You are operating your machine with 3 antivirus products (AVG8, Norton, Mcafee). That will seriously cause problems in your computer. Having more than one antivirus installed may cause slowdowns and in some cases, crash. Sometimes it is not enough to disable them because they have multiple loading points and their drivers conflict with each other. Please uninstall two of those and only keep one of them in your machine.

Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running combofixl:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix
Please ensure you read this guide carefully and install the Recovery Console first.

The Windows Recovery Console will allow you to boot up into a special recovery (repair) mode. This allows us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware. It is a simple procedure that will only take a few moments of your time.

Once installed, you should see a blue screen prompt that says:

The Recovery Console was successfully installed.

Please continue as follows:Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.
Click Yes to allow ComboFix to continue scanning for malware.
When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.

Please include the follo... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 108.4

i recently installed norton antivirus 2007 , i am trying to do a full system scan but it never finish it, so if anyone knows why is that happening i will appreciate the help.
i removed norton antivirus 2007 using norton removal tool and i reinstalled it again but that didn't solve the problem.
 

A:norton antivirus 2007 doesn't finish the full system scan

does anyone know why is that happening?
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 107.2

Hello and hopefully someone can help. I have spent some time searching and cant find the answer.
 
I ran AVG and scanned whole system. 4 Trojan Horses were found.
1 was a false positive
1 was secured
and 2 said take action, couldnt remove(something like that)(still have report result)
 
Now I update avg, rescan whole computer 2 times and nothing is found.
I scaned each file seperatly and it said pass.
 
Where the other 2 trojans removed or not being detected now?
They were called Trojan Horse Generic32.EGL
 
Please help me understand the result and what to do
 
these were the two results in question

"";"Trojan horse Generic32.EGL, C:\Windows\Installer\7883.msi";"Infected"
"";"Trojan horse Generic32.EGL, C:\ProgramData\{E91883C8-8CDC-46A4-A45F-CB40EB82ED60}\HP Support Assistant.msi";"Infected"

A:AVG Scan found Trojan first scan, second scan none

I just addressed the very same issue on another board.
Definitely false positives as it happens with AVG too often.

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I did a full scan on my son's computer and this is the results i got.However i can't delete it either. :mozilla.18:C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 6\Undo\Manual\{C3AF1D66-EFC1-41F1-B0CA-6F19CABE918A}\{5142A321-5172-408A-A819-7B148FA487B3}.txt/{5142A321-5172-408A-A819-7B148FA487B3}.txt -> TrackingCookie.2o7 : No action taken.
:mozilla.21:C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 6\Undo\Manual\{A6044FC0-EA81-41E7-BEAB-65C8F35DCB9C}\{778214BA-8CB9-4D18-A4EA-C69A323B9E1E}.txt/{778214BA-8CB9-4D18-A4EA-C69A323B9E1E}.txt -> TrackingCookie.2o7 : No action taken.
:mozilla.22:C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 6\Undo\Manual\{35FEADD2-3415-419C-8E1A-2E9DD95562FF}\{0C15DC35-5504-440F-BE22-77A8408FAA27}.txt/{0C15DC35-5504-440F-BE22-77A8408FAA27}.txt -> TrackingCookie.2o7 : No action taken.
:mozilla.23:C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 6\Undo\Manual\{35FEADD2-3415-419C-8E1A-2E9DD95562FF}\{0C15DC35-5504-440F-BE22-77A8408FAA27}.txt/{0C15DC35-5504-440F-BE22-77A8408FAA27}.txt -> TrackingCookie.2o7 : No action taken.
:mozilla.23:C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 6\Undo\Manual\{9A9035D0-C8CD-4400-89D0-F2E73F7E4512}\{AB1B5F18-B711-47CB-B3E8-CB773EC130D3}.txt/{AB1B5F18-B711-47CB-B3E8-CB773EC130D3}.txt -> TrackingCookie.2o7 : No action taken.
:mozilla.24:C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic 6\Undo\Manual\{35FEADD2-3415-419C-8E1A-2E9DD95562FF}\{0C15DC35-5504-440F-BE22-77A8408FAA27}.txt/{0C15DC35-5504-440F-BE22-77A8408FAA27}.txt -> TrackingCookie.2o7 : No act... Read more

A:AVG deep scan??

They just look like tracking cookies but why are they in the C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic folder?
Was System Mechanic used and cleanup the cookies and then made a backup so they could be restored and that is what your seeing.
So I bet your just find a backup of the cookies that were deleted by System Mechanic so that is why you can not delete them.
Don't know how System Mechanic works but you should be able to pick and clear files that it backed up from cleaning and delete them.
Then when you run AVG again it will not find them.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 104.8

help,
i am a newbie trying to figure out a problem with my adaware personal se.
when i enter the settings and uncheck the deep scan then proceed to running the program it still deep scans my computer. why? what can i do to alleviate this conundrum?
thanks in advance
 

A:adaware deep scan

Configure Ad-aware:

First in the main window look in the bottom right corner and click on "Check for updates now." then click Connect and download the latest reference files.

From the main window, click Start then under "Select a scan Mode select "Perform full system scan.

Next deselect "Search for negligible risk entries.

Click the "Next" button.

When the scan is finished mark everything for removal and get delete the selections. (Right-click within the window and choose "Select All" from the drop down menu and click Next)

Restart your computer.

If you still have problems you might try going to Control Panel> add/remove and removing it . Download again and see if it makes a difference
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 103.6

A few months ago I posted here due to a particularly nasty TCP/IP Rootkit infection.

I was able to identify and remove the virus using ComboFix.

However, I wanted to see if there was a good, deep scan tool that I can
run to ensure that I don't have some keystroke logger on my computer
that Avast and AVG are unable to find. (They weren't able to see/remove the earlier problem)

At least monthly I run Malwarebyte's Anti-Malware and SpyBot SD.

And at least weekly I run CrapCleaner to help keep my computer running quickly.

Any other tools that can be suggested to do a deep scan? Much thanks for all the help you give.

I'm a little strapped for cash now, but I intend to donate to UNITE. The work you all do is awesome and much needed.

A:Want to run deep scan on Windows XP Pro laptop

Since you ran Combofix...Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting at Step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues, what you have done to resolve them, and a link to this topic.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.It would be helpful if you post a note here once you have completed the steps in the guide and have started your topic in malware removal. Good luck and be patient.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 103.6

Hello
I'm trying KIS 2017 on a desktop, SSD, Windows 10 AU, no other security program.
Very nice program, running very smooth and light but I cannot complete a deep scan, only 1% and 0 files after 14 hours !
Other scans (rootkits, quick, custom) work well.
What can I do ?
Thanks.











 

A:KIS 2017 deep scan does not work

JB007 said:





Hello
I'm trying KIS 2017 on a desktop, SSD, Windows 10 AU, no other security program.
Very nice program, running very smooth and light but I cannot complete a deep scan, only 1% and 0 files after 14 hours !
Other scans (rootkits, quick, custom) work well.
What can I do ?
Thanks.


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Seeing this is an early beta we would not be able to offer accurate advice, the advice you need is from the Kaspersky team.
The dev's need to be made aware of this and help you through this.
We have some Kaspersky users that are very skilled and knowledgeable, and I would assume they will give you the same advice in pointing you to the Kaspersky Beta forums.
 

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Hi Guys------A deep scan of my registry returns over 1000 hits. 95% of which are HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\classes\etc. (empty usless key) Would it be safe to fix these items?
 

A:RegSupreme Deep scan results

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no scan options-you need to install hp software for features-hp officejet 6110xi; dell e6500 laptop; O.S=windows 7 pro 64 bit. hp support directs me to use windows 7 drivers and then i still get this error; there no viruses/malware ect on the computer. how may i obtain the software/driver needed to resolve this problem. thank-you
does anyone have the cd-rom with the firmware and drivers for the hp officejet 6110 all-in one printer?
 

A:hp officejet 6110 no scan options after engaging start scan button on printer

Have you tried scanning the way HP has recommended: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...=en&lc=en&os=4063&product=79477&sw_lang=#N385

Expand the "How do I scan, fax, print, or use a memory card?" section, then expand the "How do I scan with an in-OS driver?" to see the HP recommended way to scan.
 

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I'm fixing my aunt's computer and I just find this out that formatting the partition isn't going to work out due to the fact that that they unfortunately lost all recovery cd's.... I do not wanna go through the trouble of special ordering them so I was wondering if anyone could help. So the problems with the computer are these: McAfee virus scan and all options are disabled, when I tried running Malwarebyte's it said that I have no permission and to contact the administrator, and when I try uninstalling something, it just says "cannot run plug in. please try again later" I'm starting to get frustarted because i scanned the HDD through another computer and it deleted all visible trojans and what now but it still has the same problems. Someone help!

A:All Permissions Blocked! Virus scan, System restore, malware scan, all are off!

please bump

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RELEVANCY SCORE 102.8

My computer was infected by SpywareQuake awhile ago, i followed the instruction step by step and the SpyQuake was removed, it was gone. And now it appears again in my active scan again (but i dont see any windows pop up in the bottom right of the screen saying that "my computer is seriously infected" like before). So im just wondering that there are something that i missed or my computer is infecting again. I greatly appreciate you guys can help me out, thank you so very much
Here is my Activescan log:

Incident Status Location

Potentially unwanted tool:Application/SpywareQuake Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\DJ Empty\Local Settings\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\m60uft4t.default\Cache\551FE075d01
Adware:Adware/DollarRevenue Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\DJ Empty\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\L1IC6IGI\drsmartload[1].exe
Adware:Adware/BrowserAid Not disinfected E:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-1644491937-1972579041-839522115-1003\De27\Temp\_ps_inst_exe.vir[rundll16.exe]
Adware:Adware/BrowserAid Not disinfected E:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-1644491937-1972579041-839522115-1003\De27\Temp\_ps_inst_exe.vir[rundll16.dll]


And Hijackthis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:44:24 AM, on 4/1/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\s... Read more

A:Scan found Spyware Quake in my system! (HJT and Active scan included)

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RELEVANCY SCORE 102.8

OK , having major difficulties getting these fixes to work. I have windows vista premium home, hjt will do the scan but halfway through says for some reason "your system denied write access to the Hosts file" I tried to set hjt to run as administrator but that is grayed out, so when I select "ok" it finishes the scan but no copy is posted in notepad. I did actually select a few known trash and it did remove them. dds appears to do its scan but doesn't post any results in notepad. And rootrepeal gives me a device controller error and wont scan. Does anyone have any suggesting on what to do? I did a system repair back to the 30 of December but that seemed to on reduce the popups.

Gordy

A:corrupt system wont let me run nso when i select "ok" it finnishes it's scan but no copy of scan is posted in noteb...

Welcome to BCPlease try this:Please download RSIT by random/random and save it to your Desktop.Note: You will need to run this tool while connected to the Internet so it can download HijackThis if it is not located on your system. If you get a warning from your firewall or other security programs regarding Rist attempting to contact the Internet, please allow the connection.Close all applications and windows so that you have nothing open and are at your Desktop.Double-click on RSIT.exe to start the program.If using Windows Vista, be sure to Run As Administrator.Click Continue after reading the disclaimer screen.Leave the drop down box set to default: "List/folders created or modified in the last 1 month (30 days).When the scan is complete, a text file named log.txt will automatically open in Notepad.Save the log file to your desktop and copy/paste the contents into a new topic in the HijackThis Logs and Malware Removal forum, NOT here.Important: Be sure to mention that you tried to follow the Prep Guide but were unable to get DDS to run.If RSIT did not work, then reply back here.

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The Intel Driver & Support Assistant said that it had an update: Intel® Graphics Driver for Windows* [15.40]. When I did a scan with the Lenovo Companion app, it said there were no updates available. Why the difference of opinion betwee the two apps?

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File is 142,000+ Characters, limit I think it said is 50,000.
 

A:First AdAware Deep Scan is too long for this Thread. What do I do now??

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Was working on the computer yesterday, running Firefox and suddenly went offline. Could not go online again with Firefox, IE or anything else. Did a system restore, didn't help. McAfee AV+ won't run a scan and real-time AV protection keeps turning itself off. I was able to connect to the 'net when I installed a wireless USB adapter and disconnected the ethernet cable.Now Ad-Aware has shut down too

A:McAfee AV+ scan won't run and real-time scan keeps turning off; browsers stopped working, Ad-Aware quit too

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the ... Read more

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I have been having an issue with Symantec Leaving my logs full with scan Omissions 99% of which are compressed. After doing considerable research I find symantec gives a nice list of possabilities and things to look into. Personally none of these fixed my issue, but it may yours. If Anyone has any Ideas to add to Symantec's offical list of reasons for scan omissions please do.---------------------------------------------The following is From Symantec @ http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/ent-s...002073015235648Event ID 6Solution:This event is typically encountered when any of the following occurs: You scan a compressed file that contains a password-protected file. The decomposer engine cannot provide the password required to gain access to the file, so it will be omitted during a scan. You scan files that have been locked for access by the operating system and access cannot be released to the scanner because the file is in use. You scan files that are recursively compressed to a depth that is more than the scan engine is set to scan. By default, the scan engine is set to scan a maximum depth of three levels (for example, a zip file contained within a zip file contained within another zip file). You scan files with LH7 compression, which is not a supported format. These compressed files commonly have an .lzh extension, and they are omitted by the scan. You scan files that are in use by another user. This is most commonly seen when you scan user directories and shared folders... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 102.4

I have windows vista, and whenever i run my virus scan or spyware scan, my computer locks up when it gets to a specific folder. that folder is program files/common files/microsoft shared/office 12. If i try to go to that folder, the computer locks up as well. I have no idea what to do about it. Any help would be appreciated, thanks.

A:Computer Freezes And Restarts When I Run Virus Scan Or Spyware Scan

Try running your scans in safe mode. The Advanced Boot Options menu lets you start Windows in advanced troubleshooting modes. You can access the menu by turning on your computer and pressing the F8 key before Windows starts. Select safe mode there, and run the scan.

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I did a scan 3 days ago with pctools and was told there was a virus trojan Backdoor.Retro64 but I had to pay to remove it.

I came across HijackThis tonight and have followed instructions.

This is my logfile:-

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 21:28:33, on 24/10/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ntl\BROADB~1\SMARTB~1\MotiveSB.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_08\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LVCOMSX.EXE
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\LogiTray.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\USB Disk Win98 Driver\Res.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\VoipCheapCom\VoipCheapCom.exe
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A:Did scan before and was told virus backdoor.retro64 on pc. This is Hijackthis scan.

Hello, and welcome to the HijackThis Help Forum.

Apologies for any delay in replying, but we have been rather busy lately.

Since it has been a few days since you first posted, please post a fresh HijackThis Log if you still need assistance.

Thank you.

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I have Avast version 4.7 Home Edition Free installed on my computer.

When I ran a scan today with Avast, it detected a virus and I deleted it. I then ran another scan and there were no viruses reported.

Then I went to Kaspersky's online virus scanner and ran it and it detected 2 viruses on my computer, but of course the only way to get rid of the one's detected is to purchase Kaspersky Anti Virus.

Questions are.
1. How did the virus that Avast detected get on the computer in the first place? I have the on access protection control running with all of the modules activated with the exception of Outlook (I do not have Outlook on my computer).

2. Why is Kaspersky detecting 2 viruses on my computer at the present time and Avast detects none?

Do I need to ditch Avast Free and pay for Kaspersky as a better Virus protector.

Thanks for any ideas and suggestions,

Jerry
 

A:Solved: Avast scan resuts vs Kaspersky scan results

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RELEVANCY SCORE 101.2

Hello.

I ran a System Scan with BitDefender Antivirus 2013. I run Windows 7 Professional. The scan paused to notify me it had found:

Trojan.Generic.KDZ.2349 1067 issues left (move to Quarantine failed)

Trojan.Patched.Sirefef.B 27 issues (no action taken) In fact, I did take action to Quarantine, Delete...but BD program failed to execute removal.

I have run Malwarebytes scan. It was clear.

Someone told me issues like mine must be resolved "outside of Windows."

I have also been experiencing re-directs. I can work around re-directs only by right clicking any link I try to activate and opening it in a new window. Otherwise I get sent to a spam marketing site.

This is my first post here...anywhere actually re computer issues. I hope I am following proper protocol and will do my best to do so in future.

Thank you for offering your expertise.

Sincerely,

wpfast

A:Trojan.Generic.KDZ.2349 BitDefender Deep Scan

Hello wpfast,I moved thisfrom XP to the Am I Infected forum. I would like to do thes also....MiniToolBoxPlease download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run. Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.Please Download TDSSkiller Launch it. Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file system Click on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan results.I'd like us to scan your machine with ESET OnlineScanHold down Control and click on this link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.Click the button.For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)Click on esetsmartinstaller_enu.exe to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.Double click on the
icon on your desktop.Check "YES, I accept the Terms of Use."Click the Start button.Accept any security warnings from your browser.Under scan settings, check "Scan Archives" and "Remove found threats" Click Advanced s... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 101.2

We are using Windows Fax and Scan (Version 6.1 Build 7601: Service Pack 1) -- its the version included with our Windows 7 Enterprise 32 bit client OS

I just installed a scanner at a sleep lab , scanner works flawlessly. There are multiple sleep techs that will log into the one computer with the scanner (so in short multiple user profiles) and scan patient RXs.  Problem is the Sleep Manager wants
the scans to automatically save to a central location so no matter what tech logs in their scans will save to the same location as everyone else.

The key is AUTOMATIC saving.

So that's the background info -- the heart of the issue ... it appears a feature that Windows Fax and Scan offers is not working.


If you go into Fax and Scan there's an option in tools -> Scan Routing.  If you read about the feature its supposed to AUTOMATICALLY save to the network folder indicated, its not doing that.


So I check the box for "save to network folder" (don't know the exact wording)


(I'm using xxx's because I don't want to publically announced the real share location) \\xxx\xxxxx\xxxxx\Neuromuscular.

That is 100% a valid and working share name -- been in use for years many people save to it....Windows Fax and Scan says "Not valid Network Share"

So someone said just use \\server\share

Ok I create a folder on my computer let's call it Computer1 and name it sharefolder. I share it and give "everyone" read/write acc... Read more

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I went to use PerfectDisc yesterday, it suggested I do a bootup scan, I did, allowed it to do pagefile scan too. Ran fine. Then rebooted, went to do regular scan. it locked up on the Blue Screen of Death.

"Bad_Pool_Header" and gave some error info... 0x00000019, and so on.

Computer runs fine though otherwise, which is funny.

Then when I try to go to Registry Mechanic and scan, it goes all the way through, and on I believe the deepscan, it always goes to BSOD there. I think while it's in the HKEY section of current user.

There may be other programs that will cause the BSOD, but these 2 are the only ones so far. Please guide me through this....Anyone.

Thanx in advance.
 

A:Please Help Me. BSOD during PerfectDisc Scan or Registry Mechanic Scan

Ok, I ran Diskeeper and it let me defrag. Then I reinstalled PerfectDisk, and it did a full defrag without going to the Blue Screen of Death.

Registry Mechanic still does the Blue Screen of Death though.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 101.2

Hi.When I do a sweep of my computer with Spysweeper and it gets to file C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ET-UI-NB-NL.EXE the scan stops/freezes and my computer stops responding.If I do a virus scan with Windows Defender when it gets to file ET-UI-NB-NO.EXE it freezes as well and I have to do a hard reboot each time to get computer running again. However if I run a virus scan with Kaspersky there are NO problems and it does not show up any viruses etc. I have Kaspersky as my main internet security and just like to sweep every so often with the other 2 obviously keeping them updated.Anyone out there have any ideas as I have uninstalled/installed Spysweeper with no fix and have just noticed I have lost all restore backups to try and recover to any earlier date! Here is my HJT LOG for extra info:-

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 15:53:56, on 21/07/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPStart.exe
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\x86\eDSLoader.exe
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eAudio\eAudio.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.EXE
C:\Users\Taz\AppData\Local\Temp\RtkBtMnt.exe
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A:Computer Freeze during Spysweeper scan & virus scan

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RELEVANCY SCORE 101.2

Hello! After over a year virus free I now have a great big one and I need a little help getting rid of it please...

When I start my computer my wallpaper was hijacked with a screen which says "Warning: Spyware threat has been detected by your PC" with another couple of lines and a blue screen. I have also been having a problem opening programs (they just don't open) and when I CTRL+ALT+DEL it says "task manager has been disabled by your administrator" - I am the administrator. In fact, I am the only user on this computer. I have also been getting stupid anti-virus-like popups for example the "scan integrity scan wizard" and "system security warning". Thank god I have a laptop to help me...

Below I included the hijack log from after my PCCillian virus scan. If you would like the one from before my scan I have that as well.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:38:43 PM, on 4/30/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\rubojyjg\nkzwxelq.exe
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