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Deleting a quarantined virus


john bunyan

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My free Avira identified and quarantined 3 viruses under the heading : EXP/2010-0840.H. Issume that I delete these from the quarantine; the help section is not as specific as I would like.I certainly do not want to use the restore option. I believe this is a "drive by" type.

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robinofloxley

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I tend to leave my occasional viruses there.

I had one occasion of a false positive HP System file that I needed to restore to it's proper place.

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lotvic

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It depends on what they are, they will be quarantined so that you can decide if they are viruses or if they are a false positive. Here is Avira link for similar:

I have 3 viruses quarantined, what should I do next? http://forum.avira.com/wbb/index.php?page=Thread&postID=941548&s=5cb30ad9b7dac04923a3d102f57610be5b492ac5#post941548

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john bunyan

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Thanks both. I have run scans with SAS and MBAM and all seems well. I will wait a few days and delete it.

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