The Manual Scanning area allows you to set the parameters that will be implemented when you run an 'On Demand' scan on your computer. For example, these options will be used when you click 'Scan Now' from the main 'Summary' screen or 'Run A Scan' from the 'Antivirus Tasks' menu.
Scan archive files - When this check box is selected, the Antivirus scans archive files such as .ZIP and .RAR files. You are alerted to the presence of viruses in compressed files before you even open them. These include RAR, WinRAR, ZIP, WinZIP ARJ, WinARJ and CAB archives (Default = Enabled).
Automatically update virus database before scanning - Instructs Comodo Antivirus to check for latest virus database updates from Comodo website and download the updates automatically before starting an on-demand scanning (Default = Enabled).
- Do not scan files larger than - This box allows you to set a maximum size (in MB) for the individual files to be scanned during manual scanning. Files larger than the size specified here, are not scanned (Default =20MB).
Click 'OK' for the settings to take effect.