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No protection against LimeWire P2P?
« on: October 01, 2003, 08:30:29 PM »
Hi all,

Using Avast Home Edition build 4.1.268).

The P2P Shield claims to protect me from LimeWire, but this doesn't seem to be happening.  After a download via LimeWire I'd have thought that it would have been scanned by Avast, but it wasn't.  Is it broke or have I misunderstood something?

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Re:No protection against LimeWire P2P?
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2003, 09:37:20 PM »
1. Why do you think it hasn't been scanned?
2. What OS are you using?

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Re:No protection against LimeWire P2P?
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2003, 09:44:28 PM »
1) Because Avast tells you what it's scanned, & it isn't scanning any P2P stuff (though it claims it should be)

2) Windows XP Pro

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Re:No protection against LimeWire P2P?
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2003, 09:47:52 PM »
Any P2P or any LimeWire stuff? What version of LimeWire do you have?

Are you refering to the Last Scanned File item for the P2P shield?
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Re:No protection against LimeWire P2P?
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2003, 09:54:54 PM »
LimeWire is the only P2P prog I've used in anger, version is 3.5.8

To your second question, yes.  This remains empty (& counters remain at 0) after a download

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Re:No protection against LimeWire P2P?
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2003, 10:08:12 PM »
Is the LimeWire program you use (the executable file) called limewire.exe?
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Re:No protection against LimeWire P2P?
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2003, 10:13:30 PM »
LimeWire.exe to be exact  :) (not sure if capitalisation is important to Avast)