Scans your computer for known viruses.
MSAV [drive:] [/S | /C] [/R] [/A | /L]
[/N] [/P] [/F] [/VIDEO]
Specifies the drive that MSAV scans for viruses. If you do not specify a
drive, MSAV scans the current drive.
Scans the specified drive, but does not remove viruses that MSAV finds.
Scans the specified drive, and removes viruses that MSAV finds.
Creates an MSAV.RPT file that lists the number of files MSAV checked for
viruses, the number of viruses it found, and the number of viruses it
removed. By default, MSAV does not create a report. When it does create
MSAV.RPT, the file is placed in the root directory.
Scans all drives except drive A and drive B.
Scans all local drives except network drives.
Displays the contents of an MSAV.TXT file, if it exists and it is
located in the directory that contains the MSAV.EXE file. MSAV then
scans the current drive or the drive you specify. MSAV does not use the
graphical interface. If MSAV detects a virus, it returns exit code 86
instead of displaying a message on your screen.
Displays a command-line interface instead of the graphical interface.
Turns off the display of filenames that have been scanned. Use this
switch only with the /N or /P switch.
Displays a list of the switches that affect how MSAV is displayed. This
list contains all of the following switches.
Sets screen display to 25 lines. This is the default setting.
Sets screen display to 28 lines. Use this switch with VGA display
Sets screen display to 43 lines. Use this switch with EGA and VGA
Sets screen display to 50 lines. Use this switch with VGA display
Sets screen display to 60 lines. Use this switch with Video 7 display
Runs MSAV using a color scheme, even if a color display adapter is not
Runs MSAV using a black-and-white color scheme.
Runs MSAV using a monochromatic color scheme.
Runs MSAV using an LCD color scheme.
Uses the fastest screen updating on computers with CGA display adapters.
Using this switch may decrease video quality.
Uses the computer's BIOS to display video.
Disables the use of alternate fonts.
Allows use of a graphics mouse in Windows.
Runs MSAV using the default mouse character instead of the graphics
Exchanges left and right mouse buttons.
Resets the mouse if the mouse cursor disappears or locks up.