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Petrodus

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False detections
« on: August 07, 2008, 04:42:29 PM »
I recommended avast! home to a friend, recently.  He just bought a new Toshiba laptop running Windows Vista.  There is a huge problem though.  The on access protection is reporting every single executable as a virus, including its own setup.

I have been using avast! for several years with great results.  However, I will have to stop using avast! and find something else, if this continues.

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Re: False detections
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2008, 04:43:20 PM »
What's the virus name?

Offline Lisandro

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Re: False detections
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2008, 07:42:20 PM »
Strange... it even seems false positives...
Besides what Igor asks, please, let us know which is your operational system and avast version and virus database version.
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