Quarantine

The Quarantine manager manages affected objects. Avira AntiVir Server can move affected objects to the Quarantine directory in a special format. It can then no longer be executed or opened.

Note
To move objects to Quarantine manager during a scan or file access, select the appropriate Quarantine option in the configuration of the
Scanner and the Guard - Settings :: Scanner or Guard :: Action for concerning files .

Toolbar, shortcuts and context menu

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Shortcut

Description

F2

Rescan object

A selected object is scanned again for viruses and unwanted programs. The settings of the on-demand scan are used for this.

Return

Properties

Opens a dialog box with more detailed information on the selected object.

Note
The detailed information can also be opened by double-clicking on an object.

 

(Windows Vista)

F3

Restore object

A selected object is restored. This object is then in its original location.

Warning
Enormous damage in the system due to viruses and unwanted programs!
If you restore files: ensure that only files are restored which were able to be cleaned by another scan.

Note
With Windows Vista, restoration of objects is only possible with administrator rights.

F6

Restore object to...

A selected object can be restored at a location selected by you. If you select this option, a "Save as" dialog opens in which you can select where to save the object.

Warning
Enormous damage in the system due to viruses and unwanted programs!
If you restore files: ensure that only files are restored which were able to be cleaned by another scan.

Ins

Add file

If you regard a file as suspicious, you can add it to the Quarantine manager manually with this option and if required upload it to a Avira Malware Research Center web server for investigation using the Send object option.

F4

Send object

The object is sent by email to Avira Malware Research Center for analysis. When you click on the Send Object button, a dialog opens in which you can enter the subject line and message text of the email. Enter text in the subject line and message field and click OK to send the suspect file.

Del

Delete object

A selected object is deleted from the Quarantine manager. The object cannot be restored.

Table

Status

An object placed in Quarantine can have different statuses:

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Description

No virus or unwanted program was found, the object is "clean".

A virus or unwanted program was found.

If a suspect file was added to the Quarantine manager with the option Add file, it has this warning icon.

 

Type

 

Designation

Description

File

The object detected is a file.

 

Detection

Shows the name of the malware found.
Heuristic findings are identified with the abbreviation HEUR/.

Source

Shows the path under which the object was found.

Date/Time

Displays the date and time of the detection.

Detailed information

File name

Full path and file name of the object.

Quarantine object

File name of the quarantine object.

Restored

YES / NO

Sent to Avira

YES / NO

Operating system

Scanning engine

Version number of search engine

Virus definition file

Version number of the virus definition file

Detection

Name of the malware detected.

Date/Time

Date and time of the detection.

 

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