virus scan


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virus scan

A sweep of a computer hard drive or an entire information system to identify and eliminate viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware and any other microprocessing malware.

virus scan

Informatics A computer program that can ID code–geek speak for computer program subroutines–often found in computer viruses. See Computer virus.
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E-Mail Virus Scan automatically scans all attachments to incoming e-mails to detect known viruses and fix or help block infected attachments before they can reach your computer.
The Virus Scan Wizard identifies infected devices so that network groups can take the steps necessary to contain and eradicate the infection.
Customers of Sitebytes will also receive virus scanning, real-time virus interception, heuristic virus detection, scan engine and virus definition updates, archive virus scans, malformed message detection and free support, updates and upgrades.
New features include virus scanning memory for active virus infections, virus scanning boot sectors for boot viruses, virus scans within archive formats ZIP, RAR, ARJ, ACE, TAR, LHA or CAB and virus scans within Outlook Express, Outlook and Netscape e-mail.