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Kudos0

Full System Scan - External Disk?

I have a USB 3 external disk that is always connected and always on.  Windows Explorer shows the disk with an assigned drive letter like any internal disk.  Will the external disk be included in a Full System Scan or must I create a Custom Scan to be sure it's protected?

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Kudos0

Re: Full System Scan - External Disk?

Hello

If the external hard drive is connected to the computer at the time of the full system scan, then the external drive will be scanned also.

Thanks.

Success always occurs in private and failure in full view. Windows 10 Pro 64 bit Norton Core Security Plus 22.17.3.50 Core Firmware 282 I E 11 Chrome latest version.
Kudos0

Re: Full System Scan - External Disk?

Thanks for your help!

Kudos0

Re: Full System Scan - External Disk?

How can I force Norton to NOT scan network drives?  I changed the Setting to not do this, but the product continues to do this.  I also turned off scanning Compressed files, but it STILL does this.

Kudos0

Re: Full System Scan - External Disk?

Hello BladeRunner714

Success always occurs in private and failure in full view. Windows 10 Pro 64 bit Norton Core Security Plus 22.17.3.50 Core Firmware 282 I E 11 Chrome latest version.
Kudos0

Re: Full System Scan - External Disk?

Hello Nigel

How about creating a Custom Scan by going to Security>Run Scans>Create Custom Scans. This is found on the front page of the program.

Thanks.

Success always occurs in private and failure in full view. Windows 10 Pro 64 bit Norton Core Security Plus 22.17.3.50 Core Firmware 282 I E 11 Chrome latest version.
Kudos0

Re: Full System Scan - External Disk?

Hi floplot - thanks again for your help.  My problem was solved by your first response.  Like your avatar btw.

Kudos0

Re: Full System Scan - External Disk?

Turns out that I had to exclude Network Drives, AND exclude them from the SONAR part of the product.  After that, all is well.

Kudos0

Re: Full System Scan - External Disk?

Hello BladeRunner

I still play Unreal Tournament. I found an picture years ago for UT and one of the other Gurus made it into an avatar for me and added the background color for me. It originally had a purple frame around it on our previous platform, but over there the avatar space was larger and had room for it. But thanks for the Thank you about the Avatar.

Thanks

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