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Sherry718

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I read in a post (can't recall the member's name) about a scanning program. You suggested he use it and said it was extremely thorough and extremely long, like 3 hours long. Can you tell me the name of this program?

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what was this 'scanning program' supposed to scan?
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For viruses/spyware, etc
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No spyware/viruse scans take that long that I know of. The scanner that I know that takes the longest is Ewido Security Suite, but that only takes a good half hour at the most depending on the speed of the computer.
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Hmm, OK, thanks. Maybe I misunderstood.
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There are scanners that test hardware to see if there are any problems with the hardware and those do take a long time. I've seen those tests take 16 hrs to complete on one machine.
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