On-Access Scanner - Information about an infection

If the On-Access Scanner finds an infected file, an information window with the following information will be displayed:

  • Affected file - the name of the infected file.
  • Reason - the reason why the On-Access Scanner called the information window.
  • Name - if the reason is a virus, its name is displayed here.
  • Action - which action the On-Access Scanner responded.

Which action the On-Access Scanner responds, depends on its setting . Implicitly, the option "Deny access" is selected.

If you select an action that cannot be performed for any reason, the On-Access Scanner performes the following one, according to these priorities: Ask user, Deny access, Repair, Rename, Move to quarantine, Delete. The Ask user mode causes that On-Access Scanner asks user about a possible action if a virus infection is found.

Related references

Main page
On-Access Scanner
On-Access Scanner settings
Choosing action to the identified virus
General settings of On-Access Scanner
On-Access Scanner options