The right click custom file scan option is not scanning the selected file and issues an immediate response of 0 (zero) files checked and 0 (zero) issues found and worse produces an info tag on the notification area (windows 10) that persists indefinitely even after the info message has been read and dismissed... If there's a tech support out there please offer some feedback as to the resolution of the issue, which is of importance...
What is the file extension?
Can you take a pic of the notification box.
I will flag this when you answer for the program manager.
have you tried calling support and if initial support no assistance request an escalation call back.
What version of the program have you so i can test this if it is 16.0.1
Ok I tried a log file and it said what you posted scanned 0 found 0,., the popup closed when I clicked close
Ok scanned dll file and said Total 1 Files 1 no issues so seems it is like the full scan and ignoring files that cannot carry payloads. Just my feeling at this stage
I noticed still said 1 file when i scanned 7 dll files so asking the program Manager
Your guess may well be right... I get this issue with zip files, some of which normally register more than 1 file for a scan. The Livesafe version is the latest, build: 16.1.160, Engine version: 3049.0.
Last, yes the initial scan popup can be dismissed but as I said the McAfee icon in the (in my case) "drop-up" system tray gets a persistent info tag which on a right click triggers a slide-out message & a notification area message either of which when dismissed/cleared doesn't clear the tag, and hence neither the info message, which is most annoying but far worse is the fact that scan wasn't performed... In short this should be escalated... I assume you also observed this behavior. I can only hope these McAfee glitches do not create any worrisome system instabilities, the sooner it's fixed the better...
I checked again just now and the McAfee icon issue seems to have vanished, but when I scanned a folder full of zip files it scanned 0 found 0, so something is definitely awry...
OH what I found right click a folder and scan it shows all files in total that can be carriers of malware as files scanned. Highlight a group of files and it will only show 1 file scanned. that is a bug that is being fixed in the next version.
Re scanning zip files asking but I assume my reason applies but here files are only scanned when zip extracted. the new engine is more an on access scanner that demand scanner. I have passed the question up the line.
Re popup sorry cannot picture what you see after you close the scan popup. I
Ok re popup I gather you have not opened Mcafee and clicked Done? I kept getting the slide in popup when i click on the icon when It has the blue ! on it.
No no, clicked done... As mentioned the icon issue seemed to have vanished, but quite some time later after the 0, 0 scan it popped up... If it thinks it can scan something, e.g. tried it on a folder of pdfs, gave the right number scanned & 0 issues, then the icon tag disappears, but I don't believe it actually scanned anything, seemed way too fast... Only hope "on access" i.e. Real-Time isn't glitching too, how would you tell?
Guess we'll see in August.
It is fast scanned a folder of 2260 files and 2 detected as scannable files in 15 secs if I rescan folder it does not scan as remembers already scanned.