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Windows 7: avast! Free AntiVirus parameters


07 Sep 2012   #1

Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Hey guys,
I want to create a shortcut to scan my pc on the desktop,
But I need the parameters for the avast! program.

Thanks in advance
Techwizard10

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07 Sep 2012   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

You can see the command line options here - https://support.avast.com/index.php?...articleid=1240

But i believe you can only run a scan from command line with the professional version.

Regards,
JDobbsy1987
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08 Sep 2012   #3

Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Thanks, but those are for setup for avast!
I need them for the actual protection package.
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08 Sep 2012   #4

win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
 
 
Avast

Were I an owner/user I would join the support form. I am sure you can find what you are looking for. In the meantime I found some command line parameters

Type "aswcmd.exe" (without quotes), a space and a supported parameter to run commands. Common Avast command parameters are "/*" (without quotes) to scan local hard drives, "/c" (without quotes) to fully scan all files, "/h" (without quotes) to receive a help listing of all command prompt parameters and descriptions of the parameters, "/m" (without quotes) to test boot sectors and "/p" (without quotes) to have Avast automatically deal with viruses.


This came from this site.
How to Run Avast at the DOS Prompt | eHow.com
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09 Sep 2012   #5

Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Thanks mate, worked a treat!
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