running security essentials from the command line to scan a single file

is it possible to run security essentials from the command line to scan a single file or a folder containing files?

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http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/msescan/thread/809b0b84-9396-49b2-95c4-68e7ec539fc7

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Microsoft MVP Windows Live / Windows Live OneCare, Live Mesh, & MS Security Essentials Forums Moderator
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For now, can you enter a dummy command line (e.g. "echo")?  The file will still be scanned by MSE when you download it, as long as you have Real-Time Protection enabled. 

I'll open a ticket in our database asking for a command line custom/resource scan via MpCmdRun.exe.  Thanks for the feedback.
Jeff Toole - Microsoft Antimalware - This post is provided as-is with no warranty or support.
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Last updated May 17, 2018 Views 43,126 Applies to: