Is there anything I can do to keep this on their radar and moving forward?
I've heard nothing since I last posted but no need to give me that nudge I asked for. I've put down a question for the call later asking for an update. Now all we need is for someone to look at the questions *before* the call so they can have an answer ready.
No word from them. I should have asked about this in the last call but it slipped my mind. It'll go on the agenda for the next call - I'll do it now. I don't think I'd get an answer if I tried the direct approach, they all seem to be busy with something - possibly to do with the Win8 release.
From a quick Google Search I see that this is a common issue across the board of A/V scanner manufacturers. The best answer I have found so far was on AVG - in standby or sleep mode the A/V still protects you but cannot run a scheduled scan because the hard drive is powered down and the software can't access the necessary files.
I suspect that Microsoft have made changes in the way sleep mode is handled as the OS's progressed through Vista to 7 and onwards, making it a true sleep, i.e. nothing active other than basic protection functions. After all the main purpose of it is to save power.
It would be nice however if VirusScan had a setting to put the machine into sleep mode (or turn it off) once the scan had finished.
Perhaps someone wants to make a Product Suggestion?
.Message was edited by: Ex_Brit on 31/10/12 7:56:05 EDT AM
Well at least appears that we aren't alone, others have the same problem. I think a product suggestion might be in order and that should come from one of you guys. Meanwhile I'll suggest it to the beta QA Lead that I deal with to see if they've ever thought about it in the beta development.Message was edited by: Ex_Brit on 31/10/12 8:20:52 EDT AM
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