FRISK Software International

Summary
Product: F-PROT Antivirus for Windows
Version: 6

How to run a virus scan on my computer.

Scan your computer regularly to ensure your computer is clean from viruses, worms, Trojans and other malicious software. F-PROT Antivirus disinfects the infected files upon detection and quarantines the uncleanable infected files. For further information on the possibilities why a file cannot be disinfected, see Why F-PROT Antivirus fails to disinfect the virus on my computer?

Notes: Before you perform a virus scan on your computer, do the following:

You may scan your computer for viruses in three different ways:

  1. Manual scanning
  2. Performs a scan according to its default scan settings. For further information on virus scanning levels and scanning actions, see the following:

    For a step-by-step guide to performing a manual scan, see How to perform a full scan on my computer.

  3. Advanced scanning
  4. Allows you to configure your desired scan settings such as how thorough F-PROT Antivirus will scan your computer and how it will react if a virus is found.

    For a step-by-step guide to running an advanced scan, see How to view, run, add, change or delete advanced scan.

    For further information on F-PROT Antivirus advanced settings, see the following:

  5. Command-line scanning
  6. If you require the level of control to scan, use the F-PROT Antivirus Command-Line Scanner to check for viruses on your computer. Please note that the Command-Line Scanner is for advanced users only.

    For a step-by-step guide to scanning your computer with the F-PROT Antivirus Command-Line Scanner, see How to scan for viruses with the Command-Line Scanner.

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