Congratulations on choosing Command AntiVirus for Windows NT for unsurpassed security against computer viruses! This online manual provides information on how to use the many helpful features that are included in Command AntiVirus.
Benefits of Command AntiVirus include:
- Windows NT compliance includes a 32-bit scanner and a kernel-mode driver with support for long file names and Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path names.
- A service that allows scheduled scans to run in the background on both local and network drives.
- Right mouse support allows you to easily start a scan on any file or folder.
- Installation is an easy one-step process.
- Real-time scanning of files and disks by the kernel-mode driver as they are accessed.
- Separate administrative and user-defined tasks.
- Automatic isolation of virus infections to a quarantine folder.
- Administrator can create tasks that cannot be modified by users.
- Complete scheduling assigns scans to a specific day, week, month or after periods of inactivity.
- Fully configurable inclusion/exclusion of files and folders from the scan list.
- Scans PKZIP-compressed files and compressed executables including PKLITE, DIET and ICE-PACK.
- Safely removes viruses from files, boot sectors and partition tables.
- Enterprise-wide messaging capabilities include electronic mail.
- Companion product notification (Command AntiVirus for NetWare).
- A comprehensive virus database allows you to identify the type and origin of virus infection.
- NCSA-certified for effective virus protection.
For easy reference, Command AntiVirus for Windows NT manual is divided into seven chapters and an appendix.
Chapter 1 - Introduction
This chapter provides an overview of the product. It includes a list of features, conventions and system requirements. This chapter also contains a section detailing how to access additional product-related information from the Command Software Systems web site.Chapter 2 - Installation
The Installation chapter covers both default installation and advanced installation of Command AntiVirus for Windows NT. It also shows how to update and remove Command AntiVirus. Additionally, the chapter provides information regarding the creation of emergency diskettes.Chapter 3 - Using Command AntiVirus
Chapter 3 describes how to run Command AntiVirus on your workstation. Creating, customizing, scheduling, and executing virus scans are described. Additionally, instructions are provided both for running quick scans via right mouse support and for viewing scan results. This chapter also describes the toolbar, task menu and other displays.Chapter 4 - Boot Record Support
This chapter describes disinfecting boot sector viruses using a DOS boot disk and our FIXDISK and FIXDSKNT utilities. It also covers the actions to take if you should encounter difficulty disinfecting a boot sector virus.Chapter 5 - DOS Recovery
Chapter 5 describes Command AntiVirus command line switches and menu options that can be used in the DOS environment. If there is an emergency, the DOS Recovery chapter shows you how to use Command AntiVirus rescue disk.Chapter 6 - Network Administration
The Network Administration chapter covers techniques for installing, updating and operating Command AntiVirus. Additionally, several administrator tools are explained. For instance, instruction is provided on how to prevent users from disinfecting files or scanning network drives. Preventing users from disabling DVP (real-time protection) is also covered in this chapter.Glossary
The Glossary provides definitions of virus terminology.Appendix
The Appendix contains several useful reference tools to enhance your use of Command AntiVirus. The references in the Appendix include a description of the Windows NT Event Viewer ID Messages, a list and description of the files on the installation disk, and a table of User and Administrator tasks.
|Indicates an area requiring special attention.|
|Indicates a helpful tip.|
|This indicates a tip of interest to network users.|
|Indicates a Windows NT 3.51-specific topic.|
|Indicates a Windows NT 4.0-specific topic.|
|Indicates a task that requires Administrator rights.|
|Courier||DOS and NetWare
commands and prompts appear in COURIER
C:\F-PROT\F-PROT /HARD /DISINF
|KEY + KEY||The plus (+) sign between two keys indicates pressing both keys at the same time. For example, when asked to press CTRL+C, you will press and hold the control key, and then press the letter "c."|
|ITALICS||A reference to another section in the manual will appear in italics.|
To operate Command AntiVirus for Windows NT, you will need Microsoft Windows NT 3.51 or above installed on an IBM-compatible computer.
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