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Detection :: Blocked file
If the required action cannot be carried out by the Scanner in the event of a detection, the file is blocked, for example by another application or by your operating system. You will receive the following message:
Name and path of the currently detected virus or unwanted program
The name and path of the detected virus or unwanted program is displayed in the middle window of the messaget - together with the information that access to the file has been blocked.
Delete blocked file after restart
When the option is enabled, the blocked file is immediately deleted during the boot process after a restart.
If this option is enabled, access to the file is allowed and the file is left as it is.
The affected file remains active on your workstation! It may cause serious damage on your workstation!
Apply selection to all subsequent detections
If this option is enabled, the Scanner uses the selected option for all other detections.
Apply selection to all following blocked files
When the option is enabled, the Scanner uses the selected option for all blocked files containing a virus or unwanted program.
Buttons and links
Button / link
With this link - and with an active Internet connection - you can access an Internet page with further information on this virus or unwanted program.
This page of the online help is opened via this button or link.