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Tom71

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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #60 on: December 27, 2009, 06:07:29 PM »
I have downloaded update as well and fix did not work?  What next? Suggestions?

marko33

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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #61 on: December 27, 2009, 06:26:33 PM »
try getting updates again if it doesn't work reinstall

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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #62 on: December 27, 2009, 06:44:58 PM »
I have downloaded update as well and fix did not work?  What next? Suggestions?

Confirm what VPS version you have, right click the avast 'a' icon, select about avast ?
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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #63 on: December 27, 2009, 06:47:28 PM »
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CharleyO

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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #64 on: December 27, 2009, 08:02:16 PM »
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Tom -

You supplied the version of avast and not the VPS. Look for "File Version."


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Tom71

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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #65 on: December 27, 2009, 08:16:54 PM »
Charley -
Thanks for being helpful.  My File Version is 091127-1.  But I just removed the progam then went to the website and downloaded again.  I no longer have this problem.

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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #66 on: December 27, 2009, 08:32:00 PM »
Thank you for fixing this so promptly. I spend a lot of time on the Flickr site, and found the popup warnings quite disquieting.

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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #67 on: December 27, 2009, 08:42:39 PM »
Another worried newbie in UK - same problem with Yahoo. I have also manually updated and it hasn't fixed the problem. Do I have to uninstall avast and reinstall? (I'm afraid I'm not very computer literate so please tell me what to do in words of few syllables! :)

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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #68 on: December 27, 2009, 08:48:37 PM »
First confirm what VPS version you have as I mentioned in Reply #62:
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Confirm what VPS version you have, right click the avast 'a' icon, select about avast ?

If you have the latest one then a reinstall is unlikely to change that fact, but first try a repair of avast. Add Remove programs, select 'avast! Anti-Virus,' click the Change/Remove button and scroll down to Repair, click next and follow. This has in the past resolved this out of sync issue between reported and actual VPS version.
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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #69 on: December 27, 2009, 08:54:04 PM »
Thank you, David. I have 091127-0. This would seem not to be the latest one, as Tom71 has 091127-1. Shall I try to repair as you suggest?

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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #70 on: December 27, 2009, 08:54:36 PM »

sunnyone

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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #71 on: December 27, 2009, 08:59:38 PM »
BTW, in control panel I only have one button to 'uninstall/change' - will that give me the repair option if I click it?

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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #72 on: December 27, 2009, 09:07:35 PM »
I tried the manual update and it  just sits at zero and doesnt  download
 when i go to avast.com  and down load the update, avast refuses to except the update saying i have the current update.
My version is
091127-0

sunnyone

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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #73 on: December 27, 2009, 09:14:07 PM »
Same here, Foxyrobin.

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Re: Virus in Yahoo mail? False positive?
« Reply #74 on: December 27, 2009, 09:17:03 PM »
Thank you, David. I have 091127-0. This would seem not to be the latest one, as Tom71 has 091127-1. Shall I try to repair as you suggest?

First try the manual update, right click the avast 'a' icon, select Updating, iAVS Update.

BTW, in control panel I only have one button to 'uninstall/change' - will that give me the repair option if I click it?

Follow what I said, click that button as it will then display the other options available scroll down to the Repair function.
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