all my other antivirus progs used in past when i put a usb drive/stick into laptop it automatically scans the usb drive but not SAFE (fsecure WHY ?
Hi @pawl !
In addition to @Ukko 's comment:
To scan a connected device, do as follow:
Also, please note that F-Secure SAFE does not automatically scan connected USB sticks, but as soon as you start opening the files on the USB flash drive, the program start to scan them.
Moreover, you can run a full computer scan which scans all internal and external hard drives for viruses, spyware, and potentially unwanted applications.
To scan your computer, follow these instructions:
Hey @alexpower88 ! 🖐️
Thanks for your vigilance, you are absolutely right! 💪
When a USB storage device is inserted, F-Secure SAFE 17.9 will show you a notification asking if you want to scan the device.
I encourage you all to check out our What's New in F-Secure SAFE for PC article where all major changes are always announced.
Sorry for my reply. I am only an F-Secure user (their home solutions).
Just as a discussion between community users.
The one answer is: this functionality has not yet been implemented. Maybe soon will be if it works fine and a really valuable feature.
But there are some options already:
Also, with your experience about auto-scans the USB drive - was it really without your permission to do so? I mean - was there ask about scan? And was it impossible to use the device until the end of the scan?
IN UPDATE VERSION 17.9 BETA 9 THIS OPTION INSERTET.
thanks for all replies using safe 17.8 its a bit disconcerming when i am use to auto scans on a 30 day trial at present lets see what happens once again thanks for all replies