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Win32:Trojan-gen. {VC}
« on: May 23, 2005, 04:37:17 PM »
I downloaded a couple of Demos from http://www.pixelgenius.com/
PhotoKit & PhotoKit Sharpener

avast! claims to have found a virus - Win32:Trojan-gen. {VC} in both.
Assuming this is a false positive, how do I allow avast! to run these files without disabling my protection?
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Re: Win32:Trojan-gen. {VC}
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2005, 05:21:47 PM »
If you are getting a virus warning that you believe is a false positive, then if you can zip and password protect ('virus', will do) the suspect file and send it to virus @ avast.com (no spaces).

Give a brief outline of the problem, the fact that you believe it to be a false positive and include the password in the body of the email. Some info on the avast version and VPS number (see about avast {right click avast icon}) will also help.

You could also check the offending/suspect file at: Jotti - Multi engine on-line virus scanner if any other scanners here detect them it is less likely to be a false positive.
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Re: Win32:Trojan-gen. {VC}
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2005, 05:40:05 PM »
It certainly seems like a false positive. No need to submit, I have download the package.