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Luis

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Worrisome event
« on: June 08, 2004, 05:13:41 PM »
Yesterday I did a complete scan of my drive and Avast found a Trojan-gen virus in the shared folder of Kazaa.  I chose the repair option and at the end of the scan the log said the virus was succesfuly repaired (removed)
One week ago I did a thorough scan and that virus was not there so it must have gotten in in the last few days.
My two worries are:
First Why did the P2P protection not detect this trojan when it was introduced.
And my second worry, which is worse, is that I re-ran the scan on that folder and the virus was still there even though the log said it had been successfully remoded.  The second time around I deleted the file and no futher problem.
But it is something to think about.

Thanks in advance

Luis

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Re:Worrisome event
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2004, 05:24:51 PM »
As i see people have problems with trojan-gen. Maybe it was false alarm. I had it today in winrar, as i renewed vps. I sent a "virus" sample, and had a reply that the false alarm will be repaired with today's VPS. But you should wait an answer from avast team as I can't be sure for it.

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Re:Worrisome event
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2004, 09:06:23 PM »
Guess I'm runnunig into the same problems Win32 Trojan.
Have already wiped out my system restore and remove a program because of it....  Also related to a RAR compressed file. The ara file checked out ok but after I did the install, I got a notice of a Win32 Trojan in the installation Directory.   This problem only started 2 days ago I believe.  
Hopefully it's related to the false positive complaints that i've been reading about. ???
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Re:Worrisome event
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2004, 09:48:19 PM »
Gee you guys are fast.   Just got a new update notice and the problem seems to be fixed.  I've re-installed the program without any further virus warnings.   THANKS ;D
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Re:Worrisome event
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2004, 06:17:53 AM »
Gee you guys are fast.   Just got a new update notice and the problem seems to be fixed.  I've re-installed the program without any further virus warnings.   THANKS ;D

Bob, you did not try the beta version... that's the reason. I'm waiting for Vlk to correct the VPS update of the beta version...  :-\
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Re:Worrisome event
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2004, 10:37:45 PM »
Technical I hope he does that soon for you guys. I know it was driving me a littly batty when it first started to happen....  It has however taught me a lesson in what to do if the same kind of thing ever happens again.    ;D
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