Scanning for viruses

If you suspect that your computer was damaged by a virus or other threat, you should run a virus scan before you restore your computer.

To scan for viruses

  1. On the Analyze panel, click Scan for Viruses.

  2. Select one of the following:

    Use the virus definitions currently available

    Select this option to use the definitions that are included on the Symantec Recovery Disk CD.

    Use Update Locator virus definitions folder

    Select this option if you downloaded the latest virus definitions to a disk.

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Locating the latest virus definitions

Scanning for viruses