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System drive scan

McAfee Internet Security:

scan about 300 thousand files-one and a half hour

Windows defender:

about 1 million files-half an hour.

Interestingly, Mcafee only scans that many files.

and the investigation takes much longer.

What could be the reason?

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Re: System drive scan


If we performed a scan it will scan all the files in the PC. As it is LAM version ( Light weight Antimalware) it will go through the modified and new files which was added to the PC  and that will not make any difference with the AV installed on the PC. 


Magesh J

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