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I'm running Windows 7 Professional as a guest OS in an emulated environment produced by VMware Fusion for the Mac. VMware allows the OS to directly access files and documents on the Mac I am using.


Question: Will Immunet search the files and folders on the Mac, or only the files and folders created by the Windows 7 Pro installation?


Is it possible to direct Immunet to specific folders on the Mac?


Does Immunet tell the user exactly where in a directory or file path the malware was found?


Does the quarantine disclose where on the hard drive the quarantined file was discovered?


Does the quarantine disclose from where the user obtained the malware?


Where can I expect to find answers to these questions? Will I get an email?

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Hello, I'm sorry to say that Immunet does not support Mac machines at this time. So I'm rather skeptical if what you want to use Immunet for will actually work, that is scanning Mac files. There has been talk of developing a Mac compatible version but how far that has progressed or if this idea has been shelved I do not know.


There is a version of open sourced ClamAV called ClamXav for Macs that was developed by a British independant programmer that will work with Macs though. Here is a link for that if you're interested. http://download.cnet...e415&s_cid=e415 With ClamXav you can direct the program to scan a particular file, folder or directory. You can use Immunet in the same manner for your Windows OS by using the context menu scan feature (right-click on a file or folder, mouse over the Immunet Protect icon and click Scan Now).


As far as your other questions if a file is quarantined by Immunet you can click on "Quarantine" located on the GUI just below the History tab. Then click on the file and that will tell you the detection name, the exact file path and the time & date the quarantine took place. Here you have the option of restoring (in case it's a false positive) or permanently deleting the file. This info will not tell you where or how the infection was picked up however. I hope this answers some of your questions. :-)


Regards, Ritchie...

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