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About virus scanning to executable files.

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I would like to use free software that looks useful, but can I run a security threat scan on the .exe executable file of the free software I downloaded using MacAfee Total Protection, and if it is undetected, can I assume that the software is "safe with no viruses in the program"? Is it safe to assume that there are no viruses in the software program? Or does some potential risk remain? Free software is downloaded from major introduction sites in Japan, and selection is based on high review ratings.

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Re: About virus scanning to executable files.

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Hi @nanashi 

Greetings from McAfee

Please try right clicking the file and select show more option and scan the file. If you still not able to locate the scan option,  please share screenshot of that and also let us know the McAfee version installed to help you further resolving it.

If this information was helpful in any way or answered your question, please mark it as the accepted solution and give Kudos if appropriate.

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Hari

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Re: About virus scanning to executable files.

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Hi @nanashi 

Greetings from McAfee

Please try right clicking the file and select show more option and scan the file. If you still not able to locate the scan option,  please share screenshot of that and also let us know the McAfee version installed to help you further resolving it.

If this information was helpful in any way or answered your question, please mark it as the accepted solution and give Kudos if appropriate.

Regards
Hari

nanashi
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Re: About virus scanning to executable files.

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Dear Hari.

Thank you for your clear answer.
I will check the scan results of the free software executable and decide whether to use it or not.

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