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mikeshome1

Taking forever to run a full scan

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Yes hello, Well I don't know what's going on with my program, I start it up with a Full Scan, did this last night about 11 PM, left the computer on so the scan could run got up this morning at 8 AM and its still running, and its still telling me it has about 5 Hr.'s left to go. The screenshot shows this as much. I know virus programs don't work well together so I have no other Virus programs in my computer. So why is my program acting weird like this, running an hour maybe 2, ok, but over 12 Hr.'s is not working right, what is the problem.

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Hi mikeshome1,

Is this a new installation or have you been using adaware antivirus for awhile with several Full Scans?

The first full scan can take very long time since information is saved about every file and that information is used during the next scan to shorten the time.

If there are file system errors or if the hard disk is bad, the scan might be hanging when it arrives to the error.

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