Checking archives for viruses

Some archives may contain viruses. Viruses are programs that spread across computers and inflict mild to severe damage. Checking your archives for viruses before extracting will protect you from potential damage.

To check archives for viruses:

  1. Click Open and select all the archives you wish to scan for viruses.

  2. Click AntiVirus on the toolbar.

  3. Click Scan Now to begin the check for viruses. If a virus is found, please destroy the archive and obtain a clean copy of it instead.

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