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How to run a full scan ?

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I just updated from Malwarebytes Anti-Malware free 1.75 to 2.0. I don't see a option in 2.0 for running a Full Scan. All I see is Threat Scan, custom Scan and Hyper Scan. How do I run a Full Scan now ?

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Hi:
 
Yep, the scan names have changed.
 
"Full" scan is now "Custom" scan -- you would select the drives you want to scan.

 

I'm still running 1.75 here, myself.

So until a staffer or another forum member running 2.00 stops by, the User Guide will have details:

Online
http://www.malwarebytes.org/support/guides/mbam/

Download PDF
http://downloads.malwarebytes.org/asset/mbamuserguide.pdf

 

 

HTH for starters,

 

daledoc1

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Some additional info....

The new scan names are a bit confusing to those of us used to the naming scheme in MBAM 1.75, but this should help.

Threat scan ==> quick scan

Custom scan ==> partial or Full scan - depending upon what you choose to scan.

Hyper scan ==> Flash scan (only available for registered PRO users).

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Hi,

 

I was always wondering. When it's better to run Flash scan? I never found much use for it, since quick scan scans more stuff.

 

Maybe it is good to use for scheduled scan? Instead of Threat scan. Since Threat scan takes some few minutes.

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Flash scan is normally used right after a database update is performed...

I myself just do Threat Scans daily (Quick Scans)

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Also, if you think about it, Flash scan was primarily for checking processes already loaded into memory.  Say, for example, you were browsing, and all of a sudden your browser stops working.  You start a different browser but soon it, too stops working.  At this point would be a great time to run a flash scan b/c it's entirely possible something has gotten onto your system and may be messing around.

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