Loading...

Knowledge Center


On-Demand Scan times increase when scanning USB mass storage devices set to read-only
Technical Articles ID:   KB89788
Last Modified:  9/13/2017

Environment

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise (VSE) 8.8 with or without Patch 1 to 9
Microsoft Windows 7

USB Mass Storage devices (configured to be read-only)
 

Problem

When an On-Demand Scan (ODS) is performed on a USB mass storage device that is configured to be read-only, the duration of the ODS is greatly increased. For  example, an ODS that should take 10 minutes to complete will take 50 minutes on USB devices set to read-only.

NOTE: To verify whether the storage device is set to read-only, see the following registry key:
 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies\"WriteProtect"=dword:00000001

Cause

VSE 8.8 had an issue with a set file attributes on read-only media that resulted in the extended ODS times.
 

Solution

{VSE88P10.EN_US}

{VSE88PATCHES.EN_US}

Disclaimer

The content of this article originated in English. If there are differences between the English content and its translation, the English content is always the most accurate. Some of this content has been provided using Machine Translation translated by Microsoft.

Rate this document

Did this article resolve your issue?

Please provide any comments below

Languages:

This article is available in the following languages:

English United States
Japanese

Beta Translate with

Select a desired language below to translate this page.

Glossary of Technical Terms


 Highlight Glossary Terms

Please take a moment to browse our Glossary of Technical Terms.