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is it safe to open usb flash drive during scan?

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Last response: in Antivirus / Security / Privacy
March 28, 2016 9:44:41 AM

i have eset smart security installed on y pc. the moment i plug in any flash drive it starts scanning it automatically. now during this scanning process is it safe to access my pendrive and open files?

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March 28, 2016 9:51:27 AM

Yes... the scan is read only. ESET and other virus scanners will scan individual files as you open them.
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