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Offline erik_wiberg

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Re: AVAST aswHdsKe.sys unsigned driver
« Reply #15 on: September 20, 2016, 11:01:38 PM »
What I notice is that the signature date is 5 days ago.
My guess is that is what could be causing the problem.

Yeah, maybe. Time for me to sleep now, so no more responses from me for a while. Thanks for the help so far.  I hope someone figures it out.

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Re: AVAST aswHdsKe.sys unsigned driver
« Reply #16 on: September 20, 2016, 11:07:53 PM »
I'm sure avast will figure it out.
Have a good nights rest.

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Re: AVAST aswHdsKe.sys unsigned driver
« Reply #17 on: September 20, 2016, 11:12:19 PM »
Hello guys, do you have windows 7 with SP1 or without? Thank you! Lukas.

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Re: AVAST aswHdsKe.sys unsigned driver
« Reply #18 on: September 20, 2016, 11:14:40 PM »
Lukor, could it be the signing date that is causing the problem ?

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Re: AVAST aswHdsKe.sys unsigned driver
« Reply #19 on: September 20, 2016, 11:24:14 PM »
Hi, it is most probably related to the fact, that the driver is signed with sha256 code signing algorithm, which is supported by windows 7, but only with this update/patch installed: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/3033929

We are going to release and re-signed binary (with both SHA256 and SHA1) asap with the VPS update.

Thanks all for reporting this to us -- we are now going to add new set of test machines with Windows 7 plain installs (currently we test with Windows versions with all updates installed).

Lukas.

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Re: AVAST aswHdsKe.sys unsigned driver
« Reply #20 on: September 20, 2016, 11:56:14 PM »
Just a quick question

Am I still protected until update happens? Or will Avast run as normal? Do I need to do anything?

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Re: AVAST aswHdsKe.sys unsigned driver
« Reply #21 on: September 21, 2016, 04:45:14 AM »
Just got that message on my Vista machine. What does this mean for my protection?

Thanks.
« Last Edit: September 21, 2016, 05:00:57 AM by NVF »

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Re: AVAST aswHdsKe.sys unsigned driver
« Reply #22 on: September 21, 2016, 04:58:18 AM »
I am not running Win7.  I came in from dinner tonight, after avast had updated, and found the same message.  This is what I got when I went to C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\16092001, right-clicked on aswHdsKe.sys, switched to the "Digital Signatures" tab, selected the "AVAST Software s.r.o" line and clicked Details.  Any ideas?

http://i.imgur.com/gFwnNZ9.jpg

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Re: AVAST aswHdsKe.sys unsigned driver
« Reply #23 on: September 21, 2016, 06:56:05 AM »
Hi, windows xp, Vista a old windows 7 without the update mentioned above will be affected.

This particular file is a tool that makes network operations inside home network scan faster (roughly 10 times faster). When not used everything works correctly, just a little slower (and on small networks you might not even notice the slowdown)

No action is needed on your side, just click the dialog to make it go away, we are releasing re-signed versions today with the  vps update.

Thanks. Lukas

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Re: AVAST aswHdsKe.sys unsigned driver
« Reply #24 on: September 21, 2016, 07:06:58 AM »
Hello guys, do you have windows 7 with SP1 or without? Thank you! Lukas.

My Windows 7 is without SP1. (For anyone wondering how to look it up, it's easy: http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windows7/ht/windows-7-service-pack.htm)

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Re: AVAST aswHdsKe.sys unsigned driver
« Reply #25 on: September 21, 2016, 07:10:18 AM »
Thanks for letting us know, lukor.

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Re: AVAST aswHdsKe.sys unsigned driver
« Reply #26 on: September 21, 2016, 01:39:33 PM »
Hello everyone,

The issue with driver signature has been resolved.
Fix will be released with next VPS update.

Thank you for your patience,
Filip

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[solved] AVAST aswHdsKe.sys unsigned driver
« Reply #27 on: September 21, 2016, 10:47:35 PM »
Service Pack 1 is installed on my Windows 7, so a missing service pack shouldn't be the culprit. I don't update this Windows install for good reasons, so since Windows 7 service pack 1 is affected, the missing update seemingly is the culprit. Current virus definitions are 160921-4 and the message didn't appear again.

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Re: AVAST aswHdsKe.sys unsigned driver
« Reply #28 on: September 21, 2016, 10:52:27 PM »
Could be another update that you don't have installed.