How long does a full system scan take?

Answer 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.

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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?

Full system scan of avast taking extremely long time ?

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 »

Is it ok for a full system scan to last more than 6 hours?

Sounds like you are running a surface scan on the hard drive.You have a 1 terabyte hard drive - and a full scan on a drive that large will take more than 6 hours, probably more than 8 hours. The b... Read More »

Ran a full system scan on Norton, and now the blue screen!?

Did you run a full scan in safe mode and quarantine the threats?If so I would uninstall Norton and go to and download Avast.Run avast and hopefully that will clear the virus and allow ... Read More »