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How do I scan a folder using the File Scan?

October 19th, 2015

To scan a folder using the File Scan, please open then “File Scan” window from the Start Center.

– Open Spybot by right-clicking on the Spybot icon and choosing “Run as Administrator”.

– Go to File Scan.

This will open the File Scan in a separate window.

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– Click on the “Add Folder(s)” option in the left hand menu.

This will allow you to navigate to the desired folder and then select it to be scanned.

You can also scan a single folder by right clicking on the file, clicking on “Spybot-Search & Destroy” then clicking on Scan Folder.

Note: Windows Explorer Integration must be enabled to use this option.

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The scanner will then scan all the files contained within the selected folder(s).

Each file will be listed in the results list.

If a File is clean, a green tick should appear beside it in the results list.

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If a File contained within the folder is infected you can click “Remove Malware”.

FAQ Category: File Scan, Spybot 2