Security: Any reason why an antivirus scan should take over 5 hours on numerous occasions?

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago
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    You must have a very large amount of music and pictures. if you do have a very large amount of music and pictures it can take a very long time to do a virus scan.

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  • Enigma
    Lv 6
    8 months ago

    What antivirus is that? How much software is on your PC? Ever clean the disk? Defrag?

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  • P
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Probably because you have a lot of files and a slow hard drive.

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