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STPETE_MC

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Avast finds but does nothing
« on: June 29, 2009, 10:26:36 PM »
Yes ....I have registered.....but the program takes no action after identifying suspicious files.

Offline Confused Computer User

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Re: Avast finds but does nothing
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2009, 11:31:58 PM »
Hi STPETE_MC,

Welcome to the forum.
Please elaborate a bit. Was this File identified as you were using your computer for work or was it identified during a scan initiated by you. Can you alo mention if you have other security software installed on your machine.
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Re: Avast finds but does nothing
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2009, 12:47:20 AM »
Which is the error message? Acess denied? File in use?
We will need more information to be able to help you:
- Which OS are you using? Is it up to date?
- What was the filename and path where the virus was found?
- Do you use a firewall? Which one?
- Do you have any other antivirus installed in your system?  Did you have in the past?
- Any other security programs that could interfere?
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