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How to access Quarantined Items

The Quarantine contains potentially harmful items detected by the Ad-Aware Antivirus application which you can further remove from your computer. It is a safe place for storing threats, malware and/or infected files that could not be disinfected. You have an option to restore a quarantined item back to your computer in its original location as well as permanently delete a quarantined item from your computer.

To access the quarantined items, proceed through the steps listed below:

  1. On the left menu, click Scan Computer.
  2. With the screen displayed, click the View Quarantined Files link available in the Quarantined Files block.

To restore a risk from the quarantine list, select a check box next to the threat and click the Restore button.

To delete a quarantined item from your computer, select a check box next to the threat you wish to delete and click Delete Selected. The item is permanently removed from your computer.

To view a full path the threat is located at, point the threat path.

To delete all quarantined items from your computer, click Delete All.

To view a full path the threat is located at, point the threat path.

Applies to: Ad-Aware 11

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