We can understand your queries but the concept is McAfee DAT will be relesed on daily bgasis with new signatures so McAfee will scan all the files with the latest update (we cannot assure that the previous scanned file may not get infection on next day or some other days). But the cache technology has been introduced in VSE 8.8 tat too for one day if the next version of the DAT file released then the files in the cache will be flushed ).... Hope this will helps you
First of all i need to thank you for all your replies to my post. I did a little bit of research on this and i want to post my understanding here.
- On demand Scan uses the Cache of On Access Scan so that it does not need to duplicate the scan.
- Similarly, On Access Scan uses the Cached items of On Demand Scan.
- So both the On Access Scan and On Demand Scan benefits out of it resulting in lesser scanning time.
Is my understanding right if i say this- On Demand scan always scans the system with the Latest DAT version. When it does that, it completely flushes out the earlier Cache. It does not retain anything out of the earlier scan which it ran with the previous DAT Version?
Absolutely your rignt
Hope you have understood the concept.