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Chapter 5. Using Virex > Virus Scanning from the Terminal

5.4. Virus Scanning from the Terminal

Believe it or not, Virex comes with a command-line utility that allows you to scan files for viruses from the Terminal application (/Applications/Utilities). Virex's utility, vscanx, can be found in /usr/local/vscanx on your system. This program has the same functionality as Virex does, if not more.

5.4.1. Adding vscanx to the Command Path

Before you can use vscanx, there is one important step you need to take: adding vscanx to the Terminal's command path.


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