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Logged Lisandro Avast team Certainly Bot Posts: 66747 Re: Right-click scan option disappeared « Reply #1 on: October 02, 2009, 01:53:50 PM » Do you have Glary Utilities? So it is either Hence my belief that it is KB890830 that's messing things up.  After explaining this all to the Norton chat staff, I was told by them to remove the offending KB. Browser Defeated by Mario...wait...OH...BRowser... If I right-click on the name of a directory I can scan it, but right-clicking inside a directory gives me no option to scan it.How do I restore the right-click option this contact form

Things happen. It works in Windows 10. Computer Type PC/Desktop OS Windows 7 and 10 Reply With Quote New 19 Aug 2015 #10 Borg 386 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message ADHD Senior Member Join Date Therefore, the above workarounds are compatible only with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.

MSE had it. I suggest you take remedial math if you can't spot the problem there. A member of the Senior Team promised to escalate the issue and get back to me in 48-72 hours.

For me Add/remove works just fine I just always make sure it deletes all the folders and files that the add/remove method doesn't do sometimes. I know people who have virus scanners and "internet security" software running all the time and they have tons of problems. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites daledoc1    Forum Deity Spam Hunters 22,900 posts ID: 14   Posted April 2, 2014 Hi, @MultiKoopa: Let's see if a clean Print Pages: [1] Go Up « previous next » Avast WEBforum » Avast support forums » Avast Free/Pro/IS/Premier (Moderators: MartinZ, hectic-mmv, petr.chytil) » Right-click scan option disappeared Free Antivirus Internet

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Download Chrome SMF 2.0.12 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines XHTML RSS WAP2 Page created in 0.038 seconds with 18 queries. Nevertheless, the fixes for Windows 8 Defender installations are essentially the same. All the others are fine.The Win7 PC has been rebooted plenty of times, but has not fixed it.I have even tried uninstalled the software, and reinstalled, but this right-click scan option

The only way for the developers to know about new problems is when users bring it to the attention of the developer, or MS. Please download and run the following:http://download.webroot.com/WRShellFix.exeIf after running this it says its replaced it, try and see if the context menu options show (a reboot should NOT be required). An interesting read here. i didn't notice the tutorial section :x I did the suggested registry change and it's now listed on the desktop context menu..

Sign in to follow this Followers 3 Go To Topic Listing Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Recently Browsing 0 members No registered users viewing this page. Sign In Sign In Remember me Not recommended on shared computers Sign in anonymously Sign In Forgot your password? Export/Backup your Identity Safe data. This thread has now done this There have also been issues with KB890830 in the past.

Forum New Posts FAQ Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Tutorial Index Tutorials Join Us Forum Windows 10 Forums AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security right click scan in windows defender? weblink My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Simply put, Norton isn't at fault for what Microsoft does to its system. By its nature, it's different from other startup programs.Quote from: Rekrul on October 02, 2009, 03:44:04 PMI use Firefox and I run Avast at least once a day, at which time

If you are not sure which version applies to your system, download both of them and try to run them. What's New? Is this a new behavior or a bug? In MBAM 1.75 I was able to do a right-click scan on folders and files from my computer, usb, and my external hard disk...  http://pagesetter.net/right-click/right-click-not-working-in-opera.html Sorry, I had the wrong link first time.

Clarence Boddicker Visitor2 Reg: 06-Jan-2016 Posts: 4 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Cannot right click / scan with Norton (Windows 10) Posted: 06-Jan-2016 | 11:35PM • 12 Replies • Permalink I've Go To Webroot Community Business Feature Requests Webroot for Business Discussions Webroot Business Announcements Events & Conferences Ambassadors MSP Advisory Board Home Ideas Exchange Community Forums Beta News and Announcements Introduce There are ways to fix it in the meantime though.Fist I have developed a program that will attempt to repair this.

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but, remember, nowadays infections from files are not as common as from browsing and there isn't other way to prevent than using a good antivirus.If I were you, I'll let avast or should I just dump Defender totally for another Free antivirus? Ensure Security Essentials is Active If you are unable to see the "Scan with Microsoft Security Essentials" option when you right-click a file or folder in Windows Explorer, the application may Sign Up All Content All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Browse Forums Guidelines Staff Online Users Members More Activity All Activity My Activity Streams Unread Content Content I Started

Windows Defender context menu - Add in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums Solved How to let Windows Defender scan manually? - Windows 10 Forums My System Specs You need to Photo Credits Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News/Getty Images Suggest an Article Correction Related Searches More Articles [Microsoft Security Essentials] | How to Clean the Registry of Traces of Microsoft Security Essentials [Keyloggers] null null of th... his comment is here Much appreciated.

It still goes back to MS issues. Did you change the context menu entries?No, I've never even heard of Glary Utilities. No need for math. The reason the Support agents would be of no help in this case is that it does not seem to be a Norton issue.

See more information here. Why can't Defender be as MSE? All Activity Home Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Support Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Unable to do right-click scans Privacy Policy Contact Us Back to Top Malwarebytes Community Software by Invision Power Services, Inc. × Existing user? If the option displays an "Off" value, click the "Settings" tab, select "Real-time Protection," and then enable the "Turn on real-time protection (recommended)" option.

And that lack of follow up has been brought to Norton's attention. This process is automatic. Computer Type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell 1545 OS Windows 10 Reply With Quote New 03 Aug 2015 #4 Edwin View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message ♦ ♦ Join peterweb Guru Mobile Master Norton Fighter25 Reg: 17-Apr-2008 Posts: 16,268 Solutions: 554 Kudos: 2,745 Kudos0 Re: Cannot right click / scan with Norton (Windows 10) Posted: 28-Jan-2016 | 1:42PM • Permalink

Logged The best things in life are free. As some of the endpoints with the issue are servers, I am looking for and hoping for an alternate solution that doesn't involve rebooting. The mod team might split your post off to a new, separate topic.    Share this post Link to post Share on other sites MultiKoopa    New Member Members 18 posts It just vanished?!The scan settings policy enables right-click scanning in Windows explorer.