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davehorne
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LiveSafe full scan ... hung at 99 percent.

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The subject says it all.   This is a new Dell computer (Windows 8.1) and LiveSafe hung at 99 percent.

As an afterthought I ran chkdsk and there were no issues there.

Suggestions?  Thanks, Dave Horne

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catdaddy
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Re: LiveSafe full scan ... hung at 99 percent.

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You may try the following workaround:VirusScan stops scanning at 98% or 99% complete

Cliff
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catdaddy
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Re: LiveSafe full scan ... hung at 99 percent.

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You may try the following workaround:VirusScan stops scanning at 98% or 99% complete

Cliff
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catdaddy
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Re: LiveSafe full scan ... hung at 99 percent.

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Moved appropriately to Virus scan-By Moderator

Cliff
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catdaddy
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Re: LiveSafe full scan ... hung at 99 percent.

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Please post back and let us know if that resolves your issues.

All the very best,

Catdaddy

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Cliff
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davehorne
Level 10

Re: LiveSafe full scan ... hung at 99 percent.

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I haven't yet done a second full scan, it's late here and I'm gong to bed but I do have a suggestion.

I jumped through your hoops and when I went to right click on the downloaded file (in Firefox), the option to run as Administrator was not there.  I had to drag that file to the desktop in order to do that.  You might want to pass that on in your set of instructions.

Thanks, I'll report back with a follow up.  DH

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catdaddy
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Re: LiveSafe full scan ... hung at 99 percent.

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Thank you Please post back your results. This has been know to be an issue in certain instances, however that should resolve your issue.

All the very best,

Catdaddy

Cliff
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davehorne
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Re: LiveSafe full scan ... hung at 99 percent.

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I went ahead and did a full scan; it completed.

Problem solved, one way or another.!

Thanks for the prompt and detailed response!

All the best, Dave Horne

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catdaddy
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Re: LiveSafe full scan ... hung at 99 percent.

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You are more than welcome, that is what we are here for.

Enjoy the (Extra) hour of sleep

Glad that all is okay now.

Regards,

All the very best,

Catdaddy

Cliff
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catdaddy
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Re: LiveSafe full scan ... hung at 99 percent.

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I recommend repeating the same procedure with your wife,s machine also.

Just thought I would add that.....

I thought I would bring to your attention of the Superb (Free) Tools available as well here:

Should you ever want to keep Onboard/Available a on Demand Scanner, Malwarebytes (Free) is an excellent program. It is a compliment to your McAfee Anti-Virus and fully Compatible. To keep it (Free) DO NOT accept any Free  Trial Offers/or activate the Pro Version during the entire Download process.

Periodically, I highly recommend running the McAfee Getsusp Tool as well. Just remember to add your Email Address under "Preferences" before scanning. This Tool is Highly efficient in Detecting any Unknown/Suspicious Programs that may be running on your Machine.

Should there be any found, they are automatically sent to McAfee Labs GTI Base, and  are analyzed.

Cliff
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davehorne
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Re: LiveSafe full scan ... hung at 99 percent.

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HI, I have a follow up question.  The solution that was provided, is that a one off solution?  In other words, do I have to jump through those hoops every time I do a full scan?

Or is that solution a permanent one?

I ask because I did a full scan yesterday and McAfee hung at 99 percent.  I had forgotten about this thread, did a Google search and found it back.  I jumped through the hoops to get it resolved.

So, is this solution a one off ... or a permanent solution?

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