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It's me again. Logged Core2Duo E8300/ 4GB Ram/ WinXP ProSP3/avast! Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases When I performed a scan earlier with Avira there were 21 warnings/detections (But I didn't know how to remove viruses... check over here

I'll remember that. I'm going to use the knowledge I learned from all your post, and see if I can fix my avast. Still getting "Some files could not be scanned" At first I was thinking maybe I turned something on, or off in Avast without realizing it. Could the last update for that program have contained a change where it now immunizes the RPs?

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for at least 2 years. What would TSG do with you, Phantom!? I also uninstalled using Revo, but when I installed again the new version had the same problem. Follow 4 answers 4 Report Abuse Are you sure that you want to delete this answer?

You should probably use revo to uninstall it & then use ccleaner & reboot. Looking at the log revealed that all the unscanned files are in the system restore folder (C:\System VolumeInformation\_restore\. . .). Please leave me out of it.Click to expand... Unable To Scan Android I cant take any action Send to chest delete, or anything.

Also, I tried to select those files to move to chest. Avast Mac Security 2015 Unable To Scan Prevaricating will of course make the situation more complicated if you get a nasty infection that screws up Windows.Click to expand... And is it illegal..? http://www.cybertechhelp.com/forums/showthread.php?t=221307 He came here for a answer to his problem with Avast.

Logged Pondus Avast Überevangelist Maybe Bot Posts: 31123 Re: Error: Archive is password protected (42056) what to do? « Reply #6 on: March 14, 2012, 04:31:10 PM » Quote@Pondus About the Avast Error The File Cannot Be Accessed By The System (1920) I have never had an infection ever. * I suggest doing a search at the Avast forums if you are still concerned. Here's how it works. Merge the linked reg file.

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Click the Security tab. You'll be the first to know. Avast Unable To Scan Files Click to expand... Avast Unable To Scan No More Endpoints Websites are coded in HTML (and other programming languages), however, you (should) never see a trace of the code.

I just scanned both of my machines (Vista & W7) with Avast & no problems. Who knows what kind of crap could be on my machine since I can't scan it. It makes sense, to me,, that thge reason I was getting the same problem, when I installed new versions of Avast, could be because I wasn't completely uninstalling it..Click to expand... Home Avast Website English Deutsch Čeština Español Français Italiano Polski Português Русский Search Google Protecting over 400 million PCs, Macs, & Mobiles – more than any other antivirus. Some Files Could Not Be Scanned Avast

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Mekan, Jan 25, 2016, in forum: General Security Replies: 16 Views: 1,020 dvk01 Jan 31, 2016 Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Others are password protected by their authors to protect copywrite materials. You can only upload photos smaller than 5 MB.

Oct 16, 2013 #17 circusboy01 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 799 +16 My Helpful TS friends. Avast Infections And how do I fix this?? I've unchecked it,clicked ok,apply & ok.

But, I guess that doesn't make sense, because when I uninstalled it, and downloaded a new copy whatever I did would have been rectified.

  1. Phantom010, Nov 28, 2011 #13 Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator Joined: Aug 27, 2003 Messages: 105,273 Phantom010 said: ↑ Click to expand...
  2. I cant take any action Send to chest delete, or anything.
  3. That's true I should be more patient.
  4. My scans come up clean, it just has me kinda confused.
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  7. Oct 16, 2013 #19 Cobalt006 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,777 +241 I don't use Avast.
  8. Twice full and once quick.
  9. Anybody have a clue as to what has happened here?

Anyhow, seems it wasn't necessary after all. Any suggestions maybe AVG, or Avira ? Do you suspect that it is infected? Bootroot.loader Mac Virus But my files are all windows files.

should include the path to the files, the location.I did find where Avast says this error just points to files that are password protected and so cannot be scanned, and that The answer is to find out yourself which program suits you. This is one that is commonly asked on the Avast Forum, so it’s useful to post the answer here too. Thank you, in advance for any help.

You can only upload a photo (png, jpg, jpeg) or video (3gp, 3gpp, mp4, mov, avi, mpg, mpeg, rm). Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... The problem I had that you experienced has not reoccured. But I am not surprised some files cannot be scanned...Windows won't allow it, for security reasons, I would think.

MS Defender, aka Windows Defender? And, as I stated before, Avast will not let me select any of these files to do anything with them. They are indeed quite big! Phantom010, Nov 28, 2011 #6 DKTaber Thread Starter Joined: Oct 26, 2001 Messages: 2,736 Phantom010 said: ↑ In XP Home, click Start > Run > type CMD Click OK.

Had to use Safe Mode to access the Security tab. This is 9-1…2. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Add your answer Source Submit Cancel Report Abuse I think that this question violates the Community Guidelines Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members,show more I think that this

It’s not an indication that those files are suspicious or infected; it simply means that these files need another element before they can actually be opened and examined by Avast Antivirus. I tried turning system restore off, which zaps all the restore points, rebooting, then creating a new, single restore point and running a Quick Scan. Oct 14, 2013 #10 Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,966 +70 From the Avast Forums: A lot of files are password protected. The problem I had that you experienced has not reoccured.