And when a file is in quarantine, it is most likely infected. There have been cases where people's passwords, address books and other personal, private, and financial details have been exposed to a file sharing network by a badly configured program. What happens to the quarantined files if I do not delete them? That is, for all intents and purposes of the operating system, the file no longer exists. One option you have of dealing with files in the Virus Vault is to delete them. It won't let me delete the file on the desktop that's causing it.
You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Note 1: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. We still have erroneous status reports in the Full history page just like we did in the All detected items page in the classic Defender interface. Unfortunately, only the most recent entries are listed here. Thanks Gringo and Thanks Bleeping Computer for such an excellent forum. Grif Some have already hinted at this, but no one explained it clearly. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.
~winx~ same thing happened to me when connecting my external hard drive. They want to switch to Norton Internet Security. I just want to delete them. Sometimes they delete important system files, or programs that were just installed. Further to that, if your P2P program is not configured correctly, your computer may be sharing more files than you realize. If you quarantine instead of delete, then you have the chance to check the files and check your system performance. Also, something that i did not mention before and remembered because of computer restarting.
This is what pop ups below. It no longer shows up. P2P programs form a direct conduit on to your computer, their security measures are easily circumvented and malware writers are increasingly exploiting them to spread their wares on to your computer. Should i be worried about this? They are just files, when uninstalling, check option if possible to remove configuration data and quarantined files. So is there any way to manually quarantine a file?? Two seperate pages poped up asking the same. He is your best friend of the moment. I previously read that you can delete quarantined only if you do not need the files for any reason.
I realized what i had done on the first page and did not repeat the same mistake on the second. They want to switch to Norton Internet Security. Should i have done that? Quarantine contains a list of all files that have been quarantined and allows you to perform specific actions for each file. Quarantining them has no effect on whether you get infected again. While this may be desirable, make sure that before you empty the vault that you do not need any of the files.
Once the virus is identified, it is quarantined. The quarantine history also lists the same threat 3 times with the same date. If a threat doesn't appear in the Quarantined threats list on the Scan history page, then it wasn't actually quarantined. No changes to computer operation that i can see. A quarantine where you can check in, but you can never leave. I downloaded a file to my.
Last night when i shutdown the copmuter. Now I would like to remove it from quarantine. And when a file is in quarantine, it is most likely infected. The Restore button moves the file back to its original location on your computer. If something was flagged by mistake, you have the opportunity to restore it.
Each one required a replacement of the said file from the Recovery Console for the machine to start correctly. But it can be useful. If I do anything to mess up the computer in any way I will be treated like bleep. Unless you use some special, unsupported tools which offer no garantee of succes. I than have to close the program and restart internet explorer to get it to work. I previously read that you can delete quarantined only if you do not need the files for any reason. I don't know whether or not I ever would need to take the files out of quarantine.
Anti-virus programs are not perfect. I cannot do any submission of samples to security vendor. You do realize that when you uninstall McAfee, you won't be able anymore to take these files out of quarantine? This was how I made my screenshots earlier. This post is nothing more than why you may have heard that from some peeople. Please answer,then have a good laugh. I have never ran into this situation, but I have read that before. So I stopped it halfway through the download.