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Offline MWassef

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avast leaves a file upon installation
« on: June 25, 2004, 09:43:25 PM »
I had to reinstall avast and I reconized that it left a file in the folder of the setup files (see attached pic)  ::) ::)
What is this ?  ::)
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Re:avast leaves a file upon installation
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2004, 12:35:30 AM »
This is not an Avast file as far as I know.

It appears to be a file used by "The Bat" an Email antivirus program by Ritlabs.

I do not believe that Avast "borrows" files from another antivirus program vendor to run the Avast email protection.

I will send a copy of the post to one of the Avast Team for confirmation.

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Re:avast leaves a file upon installation
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2004, 12:44:05 AM »
It's the avast! Bat! plugin...
Maybe you installed its beta-version...? In this case, the uninstaller would of course leave it there as the setup is not responsible for it.
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