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Windows 7: malwarebytes?

21 Aug 2011   #11
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Full scan is 8 minutes on my system, got to love the SSD for that

A Guy


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21 Aug 2011   #12
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
Full scan is 8 minutes on my system, got to love the SSD for that

A Guy
Please someone with fast pc do me a favor and scan C:\ with malwarebytes in quick scan then in full

scan and post here how long it takes,i just want to compare with my (old) system.
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21 Aug 2011   #13
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Mine is pretty fast

Flash (Pro version only) 10 seconds



Quick scan 46 seconds



Full scan 6 minutes 18 seconds



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21 Aug 2011   #14
smarteyeball

 
 

Whenever I remember I haven't installed it. Usually every couple of months...
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21 Aug 2011   #15
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Flash = 13 secs
Quick = 40 secs
Full = 5 mins 56 secs.

SSD with about 32GB data
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21 Aug 2011   #16
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
Flash = 13 secs
Quick = 40 secs
Full = 5 mins 56 secs.

SSD with about 32GB data
This is......Embarrassing

You guys you have rockets.

Mine are,quick scan 1 minute 10 seconds,full scan 16 minutes 49 seconds
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21 Aug 2011   #17
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by panais View Post
You guys you have rockets.

Mine are,quick scan 1 minute 10 seconds,full scan 16 minutes 49 seconds
SSD Mate....you simply have to go SSD
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21 Aug 2011   #18
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by panais View Post
You guys you have rockets.

Mine are,quick scan 1 minute 10 seconds,full scan 16 minutes 49 seconds
SSD Mate....you simply have to go SSD
Yes i know,i will order ocz vertex 2 60gb or 80gb in few days,with the hope to boost little my system.
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21 Aug 2011   #19
damien76

Win7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I seem to feel that you have posted this question because of the scan duration you encountered....MBAM full scans has really went beyond the normal scanning from before. It took 2 hours + for a 160gb(56% full) in mine(and I have 3-4 drives in one pc, 6 pc systems). I don't know what's the problem there but I doubt that it's my system (minium ram I have is 3gb for the older ones..MBAM forums have not been able to pin down the problem.) Usually I full scan every 2-3 days the others weekly. Quick/Flash scan everyday.

Your resident AV will carry security you need. SASPy scans are much more faster than MBAM though. In addition I have HitmanPro and this is I use for everyday scan after web surfing but that's just me

I really don't mind the scan duration because it's the effectiveness of the apps that's king!

Wow impressive scanning durations there guys. I still haven't made that switch to SSD but am contemplating that around next year when I sell the old ones.
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30 Aug 2011   #20
FranzB

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit, Linux Mint Julia, in dual boot mode
 
 

Hi

My philosophy is a bit different from what is said in the posts above.
The extra anti-virus programs are used in case your main program misses something. So why wait a few days between those scans? Actually you should
scan with them after every update if you want to be sure. After all, the new virus definitions are added to the programs for a reason, viz. that a new virus is around. Now, scanning after every update is somewhat exaggerated but once a day is i.m.o. necessary. A quick scan does not take much time, except
with SUPERAntiSpyware.

Scanning with the main anti-virus program, also used for online protection, is pretty useless i.m.o because if the program lets a virus slip through it will also let it go when a scan is done. It makes more sense to scan with the other program(s) more often.
Or is my thinking here flawed?
(I have to have a look at that "rocket" scanning!).
Greetings.
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