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Windows 7: scan password protected files

21 Mar 2016   #1
bluesfloyd

32 bits window7
 
 
scan password protected files

hi, guys
when i do a full system scan using advast, scan can not scan some file because they are password protected, how do i scan password protected files ????
does a boot scan, scan password protected files ????
are there other programs that can scan password protected files (yes/no)


thanks for your time guys, bluesfloyd.


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21 Mar 2016   #2
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You need to extract them to a temporary location, then scan those files. It's simply not possible to view inside a "password protected" file because the AV must decrypt it, and it needs the password for that, there is no way around that.
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