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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #45 on: June 08, 2019, 02:53:26 PM »
Your computer, your choice. :)
Better choice than a USB having been destroyed by MS.  ;D
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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #46 on: June 08, 2019, 06:54:47 PM »
ok fine any new usb scanner you guy could recommend sine MC gets thumbs down from you
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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #47 on: June 08, 2019, 06:57:10 PM »
ok fine any new usb scanner you guy could recommend sine MC gets thumbs down from you
Not being able to recommend it to a novice user and a thumbs down are two different things.
If you know how to handle the possible false positives, it can still be an effective tool.
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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #48 on: June 08, 2019, 07:22:00 PM »
ok fine any new usb scanner you guy could recommend sine MC gets thumbs down from you
Not from me, i still use it "as is" on all machines


Since i posted this in april  >>  https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=226345.msg1500400#msg1500400
I noticed a huge increase in new install and detections the following weeks ( i wrote down the number from MCShield cloud)

Since then there have been:

31 612    new MCShield installs
447 710  new MCShield detections

So MCShield is still doing a good job out there




« Last Edit: June 17, 2019, 07:15:06 PM by Pondus »

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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #49 on: June 08, 2019, 09:04:28 PM »
+1
Always installed on my OS's.
Plan on continuing as I still trust it and have not problem with any/if any FP's

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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #50 on: June 08, 2019, 10:05:30 PM »
+1
Always installed on my OS's.
Plan on continuing as I still trust it and have not problem with any/if any FP's
In all may years using it i have had one (when MCShield was new) with my Garmin GPS, and fixed by dr_Bora



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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #51 on: July 10, 2019, 04:17:27 AM »
After installing Windows Updates on 7/9/19, I'm getting an "EAccessViolation in module McShieldDS.exe" (Drive Scanner) error message from McShield, on both Win7 and Win10... screenshot from Win7 attached
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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #52 on: July 10, 2019, 04:14:54 PM »
I can confirm.
Tried a re-install however same error message:  :-\

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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #53 on: July 10, 2019, 11:20:25 PM »
same here, almost same message

Windows 10, and it only happens at startup/restart


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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #54 on: July 11, 2019, 09:18:20 AM »
Same issue here too with the exact same error as KY331

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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #55 on: July 11, 2019, 09:24:53 AM »
Well, I guess that's the end of MCShield (as I doubt it'll get updated anymore). :(
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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #56 on: July 11, 2019, 03:25:13 PM »
After installing Windows Updates on 7/9/19, I'm getting an "EAccessViolation in module McShieldDS.exe" (Drive Scanner) error message from McShield, on both Win7 and Win10.
Well, I didn't update any OS, I'm still using MCS and have no probs with my systems.
 
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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #57 on: July 11, 2019, 04:19:40 PM »
Well, I guess that's the end of MCShield (as I doubt it'll get updated anymore). :(

Yes, that's unfortunate.
I won't run a progie that produces an error.

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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #58 on: July 12, 2019, 05:58:10 PM »
I haven't seen any errors ???
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Re: MCShield (MCS)
« Reply #59 on: July 12, 2019, 08:38:26 PM »
Hi, yes we have the same error report on my home forum. It would seem that Windows Update created the issue, not sure really.

Sadly, MCShield is kinda EOL.