avast! Free AntiVirus parameters


  1. Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Pro x64
       #1

    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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  2. Posts : 2,177
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64
       #2

    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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  3. Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Thanks, but those are for setup for avast!
    I need them for the actual protection package.
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  4. Posts : 1,965
    win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
       #4

    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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  5. Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       #5

    Thanks mate, worked a treat!
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