Can you scan your registry files for malware,and how is it done?

  • 25 October 2017
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I was talking another tech,and he found after giving me laptop a tuneup that in the registry it showed 3 malware files infected.Maybe its true,or maybe it false,but,how do you scan all your registry files?

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Hi baxtor  
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
As far as I am aware there is no need to scan the whole of the Registry for malware...just specific areas (not all areas of the Registry can play meaningful host to malware), and as a result most AM apps will cover these areas in their scans...some will do it better than others...and that is where the debate starts...as to which one is most effective.
 
Regards, Baldrick

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