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User currently offlineAmerican_4275 From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 1076 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 675 times:

Hey all,
I am using Norton Antivirus 2001 v.7

My question is why is it that I do a complete virus scan of my computer, fix all the bugs, and then when I go to open a program it says there's an infected file and it needs to be fixed. Why doesn't the full virus scan pick this up? How can I rid my computer of ALL viruses/clean the infected files?


Thanks for your help,
American_4275

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User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 19
Reply 1, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 666 times:

different scan parameters, probably.
Full scan usually scans only executable files (exe, com, dll, ocx, etc.), while the realtime scan often checks all files.



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