Author Topic: [avast! - INFECTED] Why not state: Disinfected ?  (Read 2953 times)

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Starfighter

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[avast! - INFECTED] Why not state: Disinfected ?
« on: October 27, 2004, 06:38:09 AM »
I have an idea for improving version 4.5.... as was the case for version 4.1,

As per:

http://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=2;action=display;threadid=57;start=420


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One suggestion I have concerns the way Avast changes an e-mail subject line after it catches a virus and has then succesfully cleaned it.  Currently, Avast will put "...infected..." in the subject line.  Now some people may think that e-mail is still infected, when in reality it is not as it has been cleaned by Avast.  

I therefore feel that it would be more accurate in such a case for Avast to put in the subject line "Avast disinfected e-mail...."  or something like that, since "disinfected" means it is no longer infected.  See: http://dict.die.net/disinfected/

Other than that, I think Avast is a great program!
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Re:[avast! - INFECTED] Why not state: Disinfected ?
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2004, 02:00:39 PM »
Good idea... anyway, the majority of the times I think clean means delete the attachment here  8)
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