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Using CylanceV

CylanceV does not permanently install on the system. When closing CylanceV, the program will remove any temporary files it may have created while running. You can store the CylanceV files on a USB flash drive and run the application from it.
  1. Double-click
    CylanceV.exe
    . The end-user license agreement (EULA) displays.
  2. Click
    Accept
    . A message displays stating you must enter the authentication key.
  3. Click
    OK
    , enter the authentication key, then click
    Save
    .
  4. Define a path to a folder where you want the scan to start. Either type a path in the Start Folder field or click the browse icon and select a folder.
  5. Click the start button (blue arrow) to start the scan. The status bar at the bottom updates with information about safe, abnormal, unsafe, and total analyzed file counts. When the scan completes, the status in the lower-left will display idle.
  6. When the scan completes, you can do the following:
    • Clear File List - Clears the list of files analyzed
    • Export to CSV - Exports the list to a .csv file; you can then import the file into another program or view the contents using a spreadsheet application
    • Select Categories - Select the columns visible in the GUI; this also affects what information appears in the .csv file
    • Start - Starts a scan; during a scan, the icon changes to a stop button
    • Start Watching - Scans the files in a folder and then analyzes any files added to the folder
    • Recheck Unscored Files - If any of the analyzed files does not have a
      Cylance
      score, clicking Recheck Unscored Files will reanalyze the unscored files
    • Automatically submit unknown samples to
      Cylance
      for analysis - Enabled - When enabled, any file that is scanned and has not been analyzed by
      Cylance
      cloud will be uploaded for analysis