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Offline bob3160

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Re:Avast update brings virus ???
« Reply #15 on: August 03, 2004, 07:39:19 PM »
Do the update. I just did and the false positive is gone.
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Re:Avast update brings virus ???
« Reply #16 on: August 03, 2004, 08:53:41 PM »
I have the 8/3/04 version of Avast on that system and still my problem launching "explorer.exe"

At startup a DOS window launches and for a split second I can see the "Program too big to fit in memory" error message  - attempts to start "explorer.exe" through the command window yeild the same results.

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Re:Avast update brings virus ???
« Reply #17 on: August 03, 2004, 08:56:44 PM »
Avast vps file version should be 0432-1.

This could be something else in my opinion.
what version of service pack are you using? I suggest updating to sp4.

start internet explorer in the taskmgr (iexplore) and then browse to the windows download site. you can also "browse" to your local folder (c:\ for example..)

(you can get an alternative to explorer if you launch taskmanager (ctrl-alt-del-> taskmanager) and in the file->run box you enter progman  (it's the old windows gui)

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Re:Avast update brings virus ???
« Reply #18 on: August 04, 2004, 02:33:27 PM »
I did not re-install.
All I did was copy explorer.exe from I386 directory to WINNT directory and rebooted.
Everything works now!  Thanks to all who helped.

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Re:Avast update brings virus ???
« Reply #19 on: August 04, 2004, 05:31:38 PM »
SP4 did the trick - thanks!

-John