Google chrome is one of the fastest browsers to surf the internet and to download stuff online, sometimes you get an error when you download anything from the web that is “Failed- Virus Scan Failed” this error occurs when Google chrome becomes unable to check for the security certificate for any download from their publisher and chrome just can’t scan the program of file.
This happens due to virus or malware on your computer which may be any adware or browser virus or hijacker.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE >SOFTWARE >Microsoft >Windows >CurrentVersion >Policies >Attachments
Watch This Video Tutorial For More Explanation
Another Method to Fix Virus Scan Failed Error.
If the above method is difficult to perform or you are unable to locate correct registry key, then here is a simple method available, all you have to do is download this patch and run it.
Download this file and extract it, now open the file “Virus Scan Fix” and you will get a warning message, Click on Yes.
After running this Registry patch you will get a success message and click on OK.
That’s All, you are done now your download will not give any error, to make sure your computer does not have any virus, install Hitman Pro and Scan your computer once. Hitman Pro is best for the flash scan and a second opinion to your existing antivirus, but it is not that good for real time protection.
Install a good antivirus like McAfee and remove the different type of malware like virus, adware,trojan, rootkit etc, and any conflicting program Click Here to buy.
Or you can install a free antivirus but having a full version of an antivirus give you a piece of mind.