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Yes, that is correct.  Thanks very much for answering my question.

The programme help isn't exactly clear if it does refer to simply a continuous record of past scan detection or whether it is a present scan detection.  I was not sure what exactly: how many threats were detected during scans

It may be an idea to improve: Please note that the number of items scanned includes individual files that are part of archive files, as well as components in dynamic link library (DLL) files

i.e. the programme states;

Protection History

This panel shows three key statistics. It shows how many items were scanned, how many threats were detected during scans, and how many threats were detected by real-time protection. Please note that the number of items scanned includes individual files that are part of archive files, as well as components in dynamic link library (DLL) files. Also note that real-time detections can only occur in Premium and Premium Trial modes.


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Hi tekitoi:

Several users have posted in the MB v3 Comments and Suggestions board that they would like the # of total items scanned and # of scan detections on the main dashboard to be reset to "0" at the start of each scan, or at least have the option to reset these counters back to "0" when they choose.  See Reset Protection History to 0 and Reset of "Scan Detections" Needed for a few examples.

So far every file detection I've had with MB v3 has been confirmed as a false positive in the False Positives board so I think it's meaningless (and misleading) to keep a running total of the number of times MB v3 has detected a potential threat on my system displayed on the main dashboard.

If you click the Quarantine tab on the MB v3 interface your might be able to see the file or registry entry that was detected during one of your past scans, although it might not be listed there if the item was permanently removed from your system.
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