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Full system scans take a long time
I ran a full system scan today 5/08/10, or tried to. It's been running about 5 hours, over 400,000 files scanned. I ran this last on 4/24/10, and it took 3-4 hours. Time before that it took maybe 6 or more hours. I haven't been monitoring the computer, just figured I'd let it run. I saw the message in the lower right corner of the screen saying that a full scan is running, similar to the messae I get when something runs while the comp is idle. So I'm wondering if Norton detects a system idle and starts a full scan while I have a full scan already going? And if that restarts it, or what ever, and causes a longer time for the scan to run? Not sure what's going on, or how I should better be doing scans, or any settings, to make Norton more efficient for me. Any ideas, info would be welcome.