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Manager :: Quarantine

The Quarantine manager manages affected objects (files and emails). Avira AntiVir Premium 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, in
Avira AntiVir Premium Configuration under Scanner and Guard and MailGuard - Scan :: Action for concerning files :: Action for concerning files select the appropriate Quarantine option, if your are working in automatic mode.
Alternatively you can select the relevant Quarantine option in
interactive mode.

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.

Note
This option is not available for objects of the type email.

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 will be uploaded to a Avira Malware Research Center web server for investigation by Avira Malware Research Center. When you click on the Send Object button, a dialog opens containing a form for entering your contact data. Enter all the required data. Select a type: Suspicious file or False positive. Click OK to upload the suspicious file.

Note
The size of the files you upload is limited to 20 MB uncompressed or 8 MB compressed.

Note
You can only upload one file at a time.

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

Email

The object detected is an email.

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

Uploaded 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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