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Offline ZeldaLinkAaron

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ESO launcher Blocked
« on: April 07, 2019, 12:08:31 AM »
Avast is blacklisting ESO's launcher from updating and I would like to know how to stop it from doing that.

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Re: ESO launcher Blocked
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2019, 01:17:28 AM »
It's not so much blocking the launcher but blocking the site URL:Blacklist.

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Re: ESO launcher Blocked
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2019, 02:42:08 PM »
As a temporary fix, try entering the url in the exclusions. under settings > General> Exclusions. This should allow the updater to function until corrected by the virus lab team
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