How to use Virus Scanner in cPanel?

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How to use Virus Scanner in cPanel

Virus Scanner is used to scan and find the virus, trojan horses( malicious computer program ) and other types of malware in your account files and clean up the infected files. The virus scanner can also be used to scan the particular directory, so you should run this scan frequently to check if any of your web site files are infected with known viruses. To use virus scanner in cPanel, follow the below steps

Step 1: Login to the cPanel.

Step 2: Go to the Advanced section and Select “Virus Scanner” option.

Step 3: Here you can select the section to scan in cPanel. To scan entire account. Select “Scan Entire Home Directory” radio button.

Step 4: Click “Scan Now” button.

Step 5: The “Virus Scanner” start the process and list out the “Infected Files” in the text box.

Step 6: If your cPanel contains “No Virus”. It redirects to the virus scanner main page.

Step 7: If your cPanel account has the “virus files”. It displays the No. of. Infected file in the dialog box. Click “OK” button to proceed.

Step 8: Select the appropriate action for the files. Here we selected the “Disinfect”. The list of virus affected files are emails and click “Process Cleanup” button to proceed the process.

Step 9: After the process completion. The result displayed.

Step 1 Login to the cPanel.

Step 2 Go to the Advanced section and Select “Virus Scanner” option.
Virus Scanner option under the Advanced Section in cPanel
Virus Scanner in cPanel
Step 3 Here you can select the section to scan in cPanel. To scan entire account. Select “Scan Entire Home Directory” radio button.
Option for Scan the Files
Scan Entire Home Directory
Step 4 Click “Scan Now” button.
Click Scan Now Button
Click Scan Now Button
Step 5 The “Virus Scanner” start the process and list out the “Infected Files” in the text box.
Intiating the Scanning Process
Initiating the Scanning Process on Files in cPanel
Step 6 If your cPanel contains “No Virus”. It redirects to the virus scanner main page.
cPanel with no virus
Step 7 If your cPanel account has the “virus files”. It displays the No. of. Infected file in the dialog box. Click “OK” button to proceed.
cPanel with found virus files
Step 8 Select the appropriate action for the files. Here we selected the “Disinfect”. The list of virus affected files are emails and click “Process Cleanup” button to proceed the process.
Select the Approriate Files in the List
Select the files in List

Note: Only mailbox can be disinfected.

Step 9 After the process completion. The result will be displayed.
The result after the process completion
The Displayed Result
Step 10 Done!

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