I just switched to Webroot from Kapersky. When I did a full scan with Kapersky it scanned almost 1,000,000 items and it took about 35 minutes. When I do a scan now with Webroot it only scans about 8-9000 items. Can someone please explain to me why such a discrepancy.
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Welcome to the Webroot Community,
Webroot is working the way it is supposse to work. You are just fine. No worries as Webroot is doing it's job!
Please have a look here https://community.webroot.com/t5/Webroot-SecureAnywhere-Antivirus/How-do-I-know-that-Webroot-is-work...
Also look here https://community.webroot.com/t5/Webroot-SecureAnywhere-Antivirus/Scanning-PC-suspiciously-fast/m-p/...
Hope this helps?
Welcome to the Community Forums.
I made the same switch a number of years ago (and have never regretted it...in fact I have congratulated myself for doing so on many occasions since...:D).
And it is interesting to see that another of the originally unique features of WSA; the Cloud-based determinations, etc., is now being copied by the other security app vendors left, right & centre...first Panda, then Symantec, and it will not stop there...but I believe that whilst WSA was engineered from the ground up (given its PrevX heritage) to work in & with the Cloud, all these other products are being adapted to do this and so will never match the power & protection of WSA.