Running ClamAV Services

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Windows Services

Note: This feature requires ClamAV version 0.104 or newer.

On Windows, clamd and freshclam have options that enable them to run in the background.

To install the services, first use the command:

clamd --install-service

Then use net start clamd and net stop clamd to start/stop the service.

To uninstall the service, use:

clamd --uninstall-service

Services can also be managed via the Services application on Windows.