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Symantec Antivirus scans (full/quick) complete in 1-2 seconds

I picked up a malware problem (Spyware Protect 2009) somehow, and tried to run a full scan using the installed Symantec Antivirus (10.0.1.1000 version). When I start the scan it immediately completes with no files checked. I have verified the configurations and compared it to my other laptop which had the same sw installed - my old one ran normally. I have not done a manual scan since my company gave me this new computer so I'm not certain that it worked before the malware. I have removed the malware but the problem still exists.

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  • ericbigwong Feb 03, 2009



    Full scan ran for about 3 minutes. It said scanning is completed with 24,000 files scanned. I know I have a lot more files than that. This probelm seemed to have surface within the past month.

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    I try to scan external drive and it says complete...files scanned 0...wtf?

  • Anonymous May 24, 2009

    Symantec Antivirus 10.1.7.7000

    Following a malware infection (do not know which - now apparently corrected), Symantec Antivirus completes a Custom Scan immediately (with no files checked). Have removed with Symantec's CleanWipe and reinstalled, but the problem persists.

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Nortons only protects you now, It will not fix a previous problem without sending them more money, try running Ad-Aware from Lavasoft it is free, and also download and run CCleaner they both are free and clean-up registry problems and adware plus much more.

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Antivirus for samsung gt-s5233s


You can use the free version of this product for anti virus protection;
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Get rid of Panda, uninstall it and install AVG from http:\\free.avg.com
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Hey re download the AVG anti virus from the site it is working.

before that uninstall the previous and re-start the system and install the new one and update.

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Somehow my virus from Norton was disconnected, I tried everything to turn it all back on, finally disconnected it all together. Bought it on Oct. 12, 2009, account # 2561318687, please help me to put it...


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Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up, AND DELET IT.

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If your anti virus will not update try to access an online trojan sccnner Symantec has one. If you can not access the site or complete the scan you most likely have Win32.Worm.Downadup.Gen.
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Same prob


Anti malware and anti spyware programs are not Anti-Virus. Your first line of defense, aside from a functioning firewall, should be a good antivirus. If you are using AVG because it's free, I can recommend both Avira & Avast, and if you are particularly concerned about system resource use, Eset NOD 32 is known to be lighter on use of resouces. Both MBAM & Spybot are great programs, but you need to have an anti-virus updated and running to protect yourself.
Regarding system idle process, this indicates that your CPU has nothing else to do...
" The System Idle Process Processors never rest. Once powered up, they must always be executing some thread of instructions. When not executing the thread of an active user or system process, they execute a thread of a process called System Idle Process. The System Idle Process has one thread per processor. It has such a low base priority that it runs only when nothing else is scheduled to run. This process does nothing but occupy the processors until a real thread is ready to use them. On a quiet machine, when you would expect processor use to be very low, the System Idle Process will be using most of the processor time."
I'm not sure what your original question or problem was, but if you are still struggling with it please write back with a comment to this same post.

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread. If I've managed to answer your question or solve a problem, please take a moment to kindly rate this post....thanks!

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