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Senior moment here.When running an anti virus tool should I turn off system restore before running and deleting and then turn back on after reboot?

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Join the Confused crowd... :)

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Fish, not authortative but I see on difference in which order as long as both is done. I probable would do in the reverse order by scanning and then clearing "system restore"... rebooting and then enabling SR again.



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Re: Join the Confused crowd... :)

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Thank's Glen,I had this explained before but just forgot.
I think maybe some more prune juice and fiber is called for to debug my own memory. Happy

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You'll be ok...

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I see no reason to turn off system restore before running an anti-virus tool, unless you have reason to believe that you have infected files within the restore archives.

If you have indication of a virus within system restore, then I would disable it before using the anti-virus tool.

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I SECOND the info given by Brent :)

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Re: I SECOND the info given by Brent :)

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Thank you one and all for posting.

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Fish - You're Welcome :)

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Nice to SEE you again in cyberworld Happy

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plus to add when you turn it off you wipe out all restore

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