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jack2
post Aug 12 2008, 11:11 AM, updated 11y ago

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How to configure Avira to scan file transfer received in windows live messenger file transfer command?
Wonka
post Aug 12 2008, 12:24 PM

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y not scan it after u received it?
redkord
post Aug 12 2008, 05:25 PM

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this can be done with premium avira only... not with free..
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post Aug 13 2008, 12:09 AM

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QUOTE(redkord @ Aug 12 2008, 05:25 PM)
this can be done with premium avira only... not with free..
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Yes, I am using Premium. Mind to share?
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post Sep 2 2008, 12:08 AM

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Avira AntiVir Command-line Scanner: http://dl.antivir.de/down/windows/antivir_avcls_en.zip
We offer Avira AntiVir Command-line Scanner so that you can use AntiVir at the command prompt in order to scan your files faster. You need to download the archive and extract avcls.exe in an empty directory on your hard disk. In the same directory, you should copy your license file and extract all files from the fusebundle archive. http://dl.antivir.de/down/vdf/ivdf_fusebundle_nt_en.zip
For more information, please see the ReadMe file included in the product package.

from http://www.avira.com/en/support/support_downloads.html



How to ?

It’sz not that hard.

Download the command line scanner from avira and put it in your antivir directory. In WindowsLive Messenger go Extra->Options->File-transfers. scan your recieved files for virusses with the commandline scanner.

Point messenger to the command line scanner location.

in my case this was:

“C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avcls.exe” -s

put -s behind it. This is the commandline command to scan a file.

Now WLM will scan any incoming file with av and stop whinning about dangerous files.

[edit: it doesn't stop whinning, it just scans]

from: http://www.redlab.be/blog/?p=34

This post has been edited by dewking: Sep 2 2008, 12:12 AM

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