Windows Dedender Scan Times

  J B 10:25 05 Mar 2006

Has anyone experienced long scan times with Defenders latest definitions update? When mine was updated, a full system scan with 1.14.1288.5 took 1hour and 55 minutes. Do you not think that is excessive, or is just me clock watching? The reason I ask is because it has never happened before. Before this update it took less than an hour for a full system scan. Just wondering. J.B.

  Major Disaster 10:44 05 Mar 2006

Yes, i have found generally that it is slower than beta 1, normally by a full 30 - 45 minutes.

  Pine Man 11:12 05 Mar 2006

About 3 or 4 times longer - but maybe more thorough?

  Angry Kid 11:22 05 Mar 2006

I did a can last night and it took nearly the same time as your scan. It scanned over 370,000 items!

Hope this helps.

Angry ;)

  sunny staines 13:53 05 Mar 2006

always leave mine to scan each night at 0200, while i am asleep.

  spuds 14:00 05 Mar 2006

Normally about 30/35 minutes for a full scan. Never ever seems to find anything though?.

  J B 14:41 05 Mar 2006

It seems to me that slow scan times are normal for defender so I will leave well enough alone for the present. Thanks for the assistance to all. J.B.

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