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Old 02-18-07, 05:01 PM
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The last few times I have run Spybot (Search & Destroy), the complete scan has taken from 5 to 6 hours. It IS thorough & does find what it is supposed to but the duration seems a bit long does it not? What are other users average scan periods?
 
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Old 02-18-07, 05:13 PM
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I'm thinking 15-20 minutes, max. Not sure what you have going on that would take that much longer. I just launched mine to see; will post what I get.
 
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Old 02-18-07, 05:28 PM
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Finished. Done in <15 minutes.
 
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Old 02-18-07, 07:56 PM
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I've never timed it but about ten to fifteen minutes.

Of course if you have a huge hard drive and it is 90% full it would take longer. I have an 80G about 20% full.
 
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Old 02-19-07, 11:12 AM
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Well mine is 120gb about 50% full but as I said, the long scan times just started recently. It used to take about 15-20 minutes like TowGuy reports. Wonder what's going on here?
 
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Old 02-19-07, 11:24 AM
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Might try uninstalling and reinstalling to see if that helps.
 
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Old 02-20-07, 01:13 PM
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Just a thought

Check to make sure you have the latest "engine" to go with the latest 'definitions'.
 
 

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