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\N\NIS IT NECESSARY TO UNINSTALL PREVIOUS VERSIONS OF AVAST! BEFORE INSTALLING AVAST! 6.X ?\N\N ------------------------- You don't actually need to do anything to uninstall previous versions of avast!, because the avast! 6.x installation program is ab...
\N\NHOW TO REMOVE W32:VITRO (VIRUT) VIRUS\N\N ------------------------- The Virut family of viruses uses polymorphism to hide from all anti-virus protection, it infects executable files. File infection makes it very hard to repair a system that has b...
\N\NAVAST! 4.8 ANTI-ROOTKIT AND ANTI-SPYWARE BUILT-IN FEATURES/SETTINGS\N\N ------------------------- These features are integrated into the normal scans and run automatically on every system startup. This means there is no need for any special syste...
\N\NHOW CAN I SUBMIT A NEW VIRUS TO AVAST ?\N\N ------------------------- If you've sent the virus to the 'Virus Chest' , open the 'Virus Chest', right-click on the entry for the virus, and select 'Email to AVAST Software'. Alternatively, you can send ...
\N\NAVAST! SUPPORTED TYPES OF SCANS FROM THE COMMAND LINE\N\N ------------------------- I would like to know if avast! has some possibilities and support for running different types of scans from the command line ? Solution: All avast! editions, excl...
\N\NONLY THE OPTION 'ABORT CONNECTION' IS AVAILABLE WHEN AVAST! DETECTS A VIRUS\N\N ------------------------- Issue: avast! states it has found a virus, but it only offers me the choice Abort connection. Why can't I delete this virus? Details: You ...
\N\NAVAST! FINDS VIRUSES' IN IT'S OWN FOLDER\N\N ------------------------- How is it possible that avast! finds viruses' in it's own folder C:Program FilesAlwil SoftwareAvast4DataMoved? Does it mean that avast! is infected? Solution: No, the folder ...
\N\NUNABLE TO SCAN\N\N ------------------------- When the file scanning is finished, avast! comes up with a number of files listed as "unable to scan", even though I have used a thorough scan. Should I be concerned? Solution: Some files are permanen...