Full system scan of avast taking extremely long time ?

Answer Disconnect the external drive. Avast has the problem of scanning everything. You should go in the setting and specify to SCAN the Drive C: only.I suggest scheduling a BOOT SCAN in the AVAST setting... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Full system scan of avast taking extremely long...

Why is Norton Full Scan taking so long?

Windows has a lot of files, texts, logs, etc... When you do a full scan, you should schedule it while you are sleeping. At least, when oy get up, it will have scanned the entire HD.

How long does a full system scan take?

If you are scanning upon system boot up, you are in DOS mode and won;t take too long. Probably 45 minutes at the most.

How long my full system scan takes?

It depends on so many factors that it is impossible to tell.Why don't you just wait and see?

I have avast antivirus and i need help so that the program can get a full scan of my PC?

You should be able to do it with the free version, and here's how to do it:1) Right click on Quick icon of Avast on your bottom toolbar>Click on Open Avast User Interface>Click on Scan Computer on ... Read More »