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Offline amarko5

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xsoftspy and avast problems
« on: October 16, 2006, 07:31:23 PM »
seems like the latest update to xsoftspy (antispyware) sees avast files as a spyware program

can you confirm the files it has found in the included picture, are indeed part of avast please .

as everytime i remove them with xsoftspy then avast skinned interface will not run. ?

http://www.putfile.com/pic.php?img=3719987

as you can see it thinks it's realspy which is a nasty keylogger program

your help would be appreciated in confirming or denying this


Offline Dinah

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Re: xsoftspy and avast problems
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2006, 07:45:07 PM »
They seem to be false positive according to this thread[/b].  Please make use of the forum search next time.  ;)

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Re: xsoftspy and avast problems
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2006, 07:50:35 PM »
Two others are experiencing this problem caused by xoftspy and is most certainly a false positive, a common issue with earlier versions of xoftspy when it was classed as a rogue anti-spyware. It had a chequered history which you can check out, there are many good trustworthy applications out there with no chequered history.
Spyware Warrior - Rogue Anti-Spyware, Spyware Warrior - Trustworthy Anti-Spyware Products, some are even free.
Windows 10 Home 64bit/ Acer Aspire F15/ Intel Core i5 7200U 2.5GHz, 8GB DDR4 memory, 256GB SSD, 1TB HDD/ avast! free 21.3.2459 (build 21.3.6164.561) UI 1.0.609/ Firefox, uBlock Origin, uMatrix/ MailWasher Pro/ Avast! Mobile Security

Offline amarko5

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Re: xsoftspy and avast problems
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2006, 08:06:37 PM »
I thank you both  ;D

I did look at the last 2 or 3 pages but did not search (doh)

and i am currently looking at the spywarrior site

thanks for the help chaps


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Re: xsoftspy and avast problems
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2006, 09:40:26 PM »
No problem welcome to the forums.

There is lots of good info on the spywarewarrior site not just the rogue anti-spyware info page.
Windows 10 Home 64bit/ Acer Aspire F15/ Intel Core i5 7200U 2.5GHz, 8GB DDR4 memory, 256GB SSD, 1TB HDD/ avast! free 21.3.2459 (build 21.3.6164.561) UI 1.0.609/ Firefox, uBlock Origin, uMatrix/ MailWasher Pro/ Avast! Mobile Security