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

What are the scanning actions for F-PROT Antivirus?

F-PROT Antivirus has four different reaction options available for handling infected files. You may control how F-PROT Antivirus reacts if a virus is found. By default, F-PROT Antivirus disinfects and quarantines infected files upon detection without user interaction.

Below are the scanning actions of F-PROT Antivirus with their respective descriptions.

Action Options Description
Disinfect, quarantine if unsuccessful (default)
  • F-PROT Antivirus disinfects the infected files upon detection and quarantines the uncleanable infected files.
  • If quarantine fails due to lack of security privileges or the file is on read-only media, it will carry on scanning.
  • Recommended.
  • Both event logs and scan reports are created.
  • The status of scanned files is displayed on screen.
  • Disinfect, continue scan if unsuccessful
  • F-PROT Antivirus disinfects the infected files upon virus detection but continues to scan even if disinfection is unsuccessful.
  • The status of scanned files are displayed on screen.
  • Both event logs and scan reports are created.
  • Quarantine
  • F-PROT Antivirus moves all the suspicious/infected files to quarantine where they await for further action to be taken.
  • If quarantine fails due to lack of security privileges or the file is on read-only media, it will carry on scanning.
  • The status of scanned files are displayed on screen.
  • Does not disinfect infected files.
  • Both event logs and scan reports are created.
  • Report only
  • F-PROT Antivirus takes no action if a virus is detected.
  • The status of scanned files are displayed on screen.
  • Does not disinfect infected files.
  • Both event logs and scan reports are created.
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