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If one wanted to assess a system in order to determine the severity of infection, then what's the best way to increase SAS's scan time? (Other than the "Quick Scan" and ignoring cookies).

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If one wanted to assess a system in order to determine the severity of infection, then what's the best way to increase SAS's scan time? (Other than the "Quick Scan" and ignoring cookies).

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If you only wish to scan a single, or set of folders, you can do so by using the Custom Scan option.

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Thank you.

If I choose the Custom Scan, what would you recommend I uncheck for a faster assessment scan? Or would you recommend I just scan a few folders, and if so, which ones?

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Thank you.

If I choose the Custom Scan, what would you recommend I uncheck for a faster assessment scan? Or would you recommend I just scan a few folders, and if so, which ones?

Getting a faster scan means scanning less, or less "deeply" - which can leave infections (if any are present). For "Critical/Quick" scanning, you can do a custom scan and scan Memory (Fast), Startup (Fast), and the Windows folder. If anything is "running" or "active" that should catch it. FYI - our next version is about 30-40% faster on scanning :)

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I had an idea for a turbo scan . It would only scan active processes and loaded modules .

As incomplete as you could get but it would be extremely fast .

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I had an idea for a turbo scan . It would only scan active processes and loaded modules .

As incomplete as you could get but it would be extremely fast .

Well, we may have a little suprise for you in our next release :) I can't say much now, but you will see in the next week.

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Thank you.

If I choose the Custom Scan, what would you recommend I uncheck for a faster assessment scan? Or would you recommend I just scan a few folders, and if so, which ones?

Getting a faster scan means scanning less, or less "deeply" - which can leave infections (if any are present). For "Critical/Quick" scanning, you can do a custom scan and scan Memory (Fast), Startup (Fast), and the Windows folder. If anything is "running" or "active" that should catch it. FYI - our next version is about 30-40% faster on scanning :)

For assessment purposes, I think I'll just stick with the Fast Scan. It only takes 10-20 minutes, finds about as much as the full scan, and is fast considering the amount of Adware and Trojans that it finds.

30-40% faster? Now that's very interesting!

When this next version is released, are you going to explain (in general) how this increase was acheived?

BTW- Are you Nick?

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Thank you.

If I choose the Custom Scan, what would you recommend I uncheck for a faster assessment scan? Or would you recommend I just scan a few folders, and if so, which ones?

Getting a faster scan means scanning less, or less "deeply" - which can leave infections (if any are present). For "Critical/Quick" scanning, you can do a custom scan and scan Memory (Fast), Startup (Fast), and the Windows folder. If anything is "running" or "active" that should catch it. FYI - our next version is about 30-40% faster on scanning :)

For assessment purposes, I think I'll just stick with the Fast Scan. It only takes 10-20 minutes, finds about as much as the full scan, and is fast considering the amount of Adware and Trojans that it finds.

30-40% faster? Now that's very interesting!

When this next version is released, are you going to explain (in general) how this increase was acheived?

BTW- Are you Nick?

We should have a pre-release in the next week or two - after we have finished internal testing. I really can't go into how the speed increase is achieved, but it actually scans more and faster. :)

Yes, I am Nick :)

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