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Offline cska133

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why Avast need to access svchost.exe ?
« on: May 28, 2020, 10:44:48 AM »
I get very often firewall alert that Avast is trying to access protected COM in svchost.exe. WHY?

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Re: why Avast need to access svchost.exe ?
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2020, 11:17:32 AM »
Screenshots is often a big help ....


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Re: why Avast need to access svchost.exe ?
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2020, 01:41:09 PM »
that is what the Comodo alert says

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Re: why Avast need to access svchost.exe ?
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2020, 01:46:22 PM »
Note that you have installed a security program, for it to be able to check for malicious activity/files it need access to evrything

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Re: why Avast need to access svchost.exe ?
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2020, 02:34:34 PM »
could you explain these 2 Avast access attempts, see attachments?

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Re: why Avast need to access svchost.exe ?
« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2020, 03:09:17 PM »
sorry, i can not understand your hint, could you explain

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Re: why Avast need to access svchost.exe ?
« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2020, 04:00:44 PM »
Read Igors post ... AvastUI.exe is avast graphical user interface


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Re: why Avast need to access svchost.exe ?
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2020, 07:03:23 PM »
but why it wants to modify PartitionManager Service ??? @igor
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