Quarantine is a special repository that stores the objects which may be infected with viruses.
Potentially infected objects are objects that are suspected of being infected with viruses or their modifications. Such an object can be discovered and quarantined when scanning for viruses.
Objects are quarantined when scanning for viruses in the following cases:
Files are identified as potentially infected with a virus by the heuristic code analyzer. This mechanism is fairly effective and rarely leads to false positives.
When you place an object in Quarantine, it is moved, not copied: the object is deleted from the disk, and saved in the Quarantine folder. Files in Quarantine are saved in a special format and are not dangerous. You can modify Quarantine settings.
You can perform the following actions on the quarantined objects: