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Offline Tobias K.

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Avast virus chest files cannot be restored
« on: January 07, 2021, 01:44:25 PM »
Hi,

I've downloaded a game (Teardown) from  a reliable source, after downloading it I even scanned it for a virus. Nothing was found and I was able to play the game without any problems. But today for some reason avast put an IDP.generic file (part of the game's .exe ) to the virus chest. When I click on restore file, a message saying "this file cannot be restored" pops up.

Is there something I can do about it? I really dont want to reinstall the game again.

Thanks for replies,
Tobias
« Last Edit: January 07, 2021, 04:37:53 PM by Tobias K. »

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Re: Avast virus chest files cannot be restored
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2021, 02:09:29 PM »
You can report a suspected FP (File/Website) here: https://www.avast.com/false-positive-file-form.php
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