[clamav-users] I have no idea if my emails are getting through.

Gene Heskett gheskett at shentel.net
Tue Jul 24 09:26:05 EDT 2018

On Tuesday 24 July 2018 02:42:07 cryofruit at keemail.me wrote:

> I have no idea if my emails are getting through.
They are arriving just fine, and since you seem to be subscribed via the 
mailing list, you should be getting a copy back.  But I am not savvy 
enough to advise you, so I didn't reply.

> >     Can anyone help me? I thought this would be more simple, I just
> > trust ClamAv more than most other antiviruses out there. I'm in some
> > trouble, can't figure this out. Thanks.
> >
> >
> > Subject: [clamav-users] Hey thanks, But I'm still clueless. (argghh
> > sorry)
> >
> >>     You really seem to know what you're talking about and I really
> >> appreciate your help in the last email, but I'm so so lost here.
> >> I'm usually a little more used to linux and I was hoping you could
> >> give me an exact step by step list of guided detailed instructions
> >> for dummies if it's not too much trouble for you, perhaps something
> >> like 1. do this
> >> 2. do that
> >> 3. do this
> >> and sort of tell me exactly where things come from and where things
> >> go and how to do them... I Know... and I'm sorry.
> >>
> >> What I suppose I will try to do is set up clamav portable version
> >> in windows 10 and then just download the virus signatures (are
> >> there official and unofficial ones just like on linux?) and then
> >> just move them over to the needed computer and then run a full (all
> >> encompassing scan) (however I would really like to know how to just
> >> scan only one folder or directory if possible as well) the thing is
> >> that I have no idea how to do this. I understand some of the things
> >> you said in the previous email but it's like staring into the abyss
> >> for me. I doubt I will ever figure this out without your help,
> >> since there's no GUI (which I'm shocked isn't included honestly,
> >> considering the inexperienced stereotype of the typical windows
> >> user, not to insult those who don't fit into that stereotype- which
> >> is ironic considering how much I fail just because I'm slightly
> >> better at linux haha) (to be honest I've seen the linux gui
> >> "ClamTK" and it's great, I don't know why that didn't become
> >> popular, update button- scan where you want, all the features.)
> >>
> >> What I'm asking is embarrassingly silly, but I need you to explain
> >> this to me as if I was just recovering from very minor head trauma
> >> or I promise you this just isn't gonna happen for me... O_O  please
> >> help!

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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