Virex 7.5 Out...Including for .Mac Members

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in Mac Software edited January 2014
So I dl'd and installed it earlier today. Activating Active or Background scanning seems to use about 10% system resources on my PowerBook. Does that sound normal?



Otherwise, the newer features are nice. It installs a separate app in the Utilities folder called Virex Schedule Editor that allows you to set times to scan things and to check for updates. There is also a list you can edit in preferences that can exclude certain files and directories, but it may be a little intimidating to a novice (it opens a text file in TextEdit which you edit by hand).



It's....better. But I wish they would work more on optimizing their scanning algorithm if possible. It just seems like it should be faster, but then I'm not a software engineer

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    kcmackcmac Posts: 1,051member
    I am doing a scan on my home folder and it is using between 65-85% of my CPU. My fan has been running constantly.
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