Where does quarantined files go?
Quarantined items are stored in a secure folder to stop them from being used. VirusScan also uses heuristic scanning to detect unusual behavior. Files identified by the heuristic scanner as being risky, might also be quarantined.
How do I open a quarantined file in Avast?
Restore files from Quarantine
- Open Avast One, then select Explore ▸ Quarantine.
- Click Open Quarantine.
- Tick the box next to the relevant file in Quarantine.
- Click … More options (three dots), then select an action: Restore: Move the file back to its original location on your PC.
- Click Close.
Where are quarantined viruses stored?
By default, the Windows Defender virus storage is located under the following path: C:ProgramDataMicrosoftWindows DefenderQuarantine.
Where is the Avast Virus Chest located?
Avast Virus Chest is located in the Menu of Avast Antivirus application. To access the Virus Chest, launch the application and go to the Menu. From there, select Virus Chest.