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MSN Messenger transfer file ANTI VIRUS scanning file?? where is it?

By ABAMOTO
Feb 22, 2005
  1. I recently uninstalled McAfee and installed Norton Anti Virus. Whenever I tried to accept a file transferred from my fds at MSN Messenger, it asks me to scan the file for virus. However, I dont seem to locate the right exe file that can scan for me as McAfee mcshield.exe does.

    Does anyone know what file to use?

    Thanks =)
     
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    During installation Norton should have integrated this in Explorer.
    Rightclick the new file, select 'Scan with Norton (or Symantec)'
     
  3. ABAMOTO

    ABAMOTO TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 27

    It is not in IE GUI...
     
  4. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    WINDOWS Explorer, not INTERNET Explorer.
     
  5. ABAMOTO

    ABAMOTO TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 27

    so what does Windows Explorer have anything to do with MSN Messenger? I am talking about a virus scan option under Tools->File Transfer "Scan files for viruses using _______".

    For my home computer which uses McAfee, the executable file that runs whenever I accept a file transfer is "mcvsftsn.exe". I did not seem to find a compatible executible antivirus file from symantec Corporate Edition....

    Any idea??? Thanks -)
     
  6. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    try navw32.exe
    But the Autoprotect function should include scanning Messenger and the like.
     
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