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[solved] avast blocks access to assembly (no virus found)
« on: March 01, 2015, 10:38:32 PM »

avast is preventing access to an assembly. to be specific, it's the file C:\Windows\assembly\GAC_MSIL\ASCOM.Utilities\\ASCOM.Utilities.dll that is part of the ASCOM developer components package:
neither avast nor windows defender report any virus when scanning C:\Windows\assembly\ . additionally, virustotal returns no virus found in the developer components package .
this problem occured for the first time today, i never had any problems like this in the past. disabling file system protection in avast solves the problem, reinstalling the developer components does not.

avast (free) program version: 2015.10.0.2208
virus data base version: 150301-1

any advice?
« Last Edit: March 02, 2015, 09:47:39 PM by wergor »


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Re: avast blocks access to assembly (no virus found)
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2015, 09:46:22 PM »
todays update fixed the problem, i noticed it while i was writing the false positive report.
problem solved :)