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McAfee Securtity/virus scan

It takes HOURS for the McAfee to scan this computer! It is up to 85,400 and some items scanned and is still going? It slows the puter way down while it is scanning, but I don't know how to reset it. I think it must be scanning EVERYTHING on the puter instead of just security risks? My other puter has a different virus program that scans everytime you sign on but only scans 900 and some items and is done in 2-3 minutes. What's wrong with this one?

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Its supposed to scan the WHOLE computer,thats how it finds any risks,the more info (gig) u have the longer it will take

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1. Load the software according to manufacturer's directions.
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I am using nod32...yest i got some virus in my system.....but when m tring to scan 4m nod32...it es automaticaly closin every tim...help me out???


Well I don't wanna scare do but you are in a real **** bro. But don't worry try this solution.
First of all back-up all your data (somewhere else not your hard drive).
First option available to you is to RESTORE YOUR SYSTEM IN SAFE MOOD (you can go to boot to safe mode by pressing the F8 key at the system startup you might have to press F8 key more than 1 time).
If you are using windows xp then you can restore your system by going to START> ALL PROGRAMS> ACCESSORIES> SYSTEM TOOLS here you will find the SYSTEM RESTORE option (restore your system at any available date before which you got that virus).

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you can try scanning via nod32 in safe mood. If nod isn't already running go to the installation folder (normally it is C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security) and run egui.exe after that try scanning your computer.

Third option
is that you can try online scan offered by many antivirus companies like mcafee etc (try googling with the Terms "free online scan" to get the complete list of online scan providers).

Fourth one
is to try the standalone virus removal tools like ones provided by the symantic corporation or try googling with the terms "virus name+ remover".

Fifth option is try installing a new antivirus (in this case i'll recommend mcafee) and try scanning your system with your new antivirus (but before installing any other antivirus first remove or disable NOD).

Sixth option: Remove your hard disk and scan it on another computer with an up to date antivirus (preferably nod or mcafee) This option worked for me a lots of time.

7th option: Get a portable antivirus copy it to your USB and up date it (do it on any other PC). After updating your portable antivirus go to your pc and scan it via portable antivirus. Before connecting your USB to your own pc please disable your computer from writting data to your PC you can learn how to do it here http://www.fixya.com/support/r5181164-protect_usb_from_receiving_virus or send me mail at smbilal.146@gmail.com to get those reg files.

Here are the links from where you can download portable antivirus software:
http://www.getvn.com/6ba/link/Portable+Mcafee+Antivirus.html

http://www.filecrop.com/mcafee-antivirus-portable.html

http://www.p2plife.com/forums/index.php?s=a70edb5243fde9af8f717527ae914987&showtopic=1607&pid=14879&st=0&#entry14879

http://www.dl4all.com/2007/08/15/portable_nod32_antivirus_27039.html

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/clamwin_portable


http://portableantivirus.blogspot.com/2004/05/download.html
or here

Last thing you can do is to install a fresh copy of operating system then install an antivirus update it and scan your PC thoroughly. But until you have scanned your PC twice DON"T OPEN ANY OTHER PARTION like Local D, Local E and even your USB
devices.
I've personally used all of these options at some stage of my life and they worked for me I hope the same for you.
If none of the above options work or you need any further guidence then contact me at smbilal.146@gmail.com
I'll be happy to help you anytime.
Please gimme a comment, feedback or like.
Thanks
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Syed Bilal

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