Scanning a folder using command line

There are 2 methods which you can choose to scan a folder using command line

Method 1: Command line scanning with results shown in SecureAPlus antivirus scanner

  1. Manually launch SecureAPlus Antivirus Scanner by heading to the location C:\Program Files\SecureAge\AntiVirus\sascanner.exe in Windows Explorer.

  2. Select any folder of your choice and SecureAPlus Virus Scanner window will open and begin scanning.

Method 2: Command line scanning for APEX, with results shown in console

  1. Press Windows+R to open Run box.

  2. Type cmd and then click OK to open a regular Command Prompt.

  3. Change the directory in Command Prompt to:

    cd C:\Program Files\SecureAge\AntiVirus\APEX\

  4. Next, type the following together with the location of the file or folder to scan without the ‘<>’. The result of the scan will be shown once scanning has completed.

    APEXScan.exe <file/folder>

Getting the report file after the scan is completed

  1. For sascanner.exe, the scan result will be located on the following log file:

    %appdata%\SecureAge Technology\SecureAge\Log\Antivirus.log

  2. For Windows 10, it will be at the following folder:

    C:\Users\<Windows User Id>\AppData\Roaming\SecureAge Technology\SecureAge\Log\Antivirus.log

  3. For APEXScan.exe, you can pipe the output to a file, for example:

    C:\Program Files\SecureAge\AntiVirus\APEX\APEXScan.exe > report.txt

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This page was last updated: May 15, 2024