Author Topic: NOTE; Bug in Avast detecting Google chrome update as a virus!  (Read 8546 times)

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Mcky

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Has anyone ever encountered Chrome update failure while running Avast 7.0 Free?
Avast detects the setup stup of chrome as a malware! S
ee attachment, hope the Avast backend team could resolve this.Thanks for the great free antivirus software though!!


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Re: NOTE; Bug in Avast detecting Google chrome update as a virus!
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2012, 02:09:59 AM »
is your avast updated ?

latest VPS is  120405-1

Mcky

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Re: NOTE; Bug in Avast detecting Google chrome update as a virus!
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2012, 02:22:47 AM »
yes updated. only way to install chrome update is to disable avast, file system shield temporarily.

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Re: NOTE; Bug in Avast detecting Google chrome update as a virus!
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2012, 02:26:00 AM »
then right click the file in chest and upload as False Positive case....
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Mcky

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Re: NOTE; Bug in Avast detecting Google chrome update as a virus!
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2012, 02:29:33 AM »
I have submitted the file as a false positive.. thank you

then right click the file in chest and upload as False Positive case....
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Re: NOTE; Bug in Avast detecting Google chrome update as a virus!
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2012, 04:43:48 AM »
virus database: 120405-1 (i just updated my chrome to latest version: v18.0.1025.151m)

no alerts from Avast file system shield.

did u change any of the default settings of file system shield?


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Re: NOTE; Bug in Avast detecting Google chrome update as a virus!
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2012, 04:48:19 AM »
no alerts from avast here either
OS: Windows 11 64-bit
Webbrowser: Mozilla Firefox
PC Specs: Intel i5-12400f, Nvidia RTX 3050, 16gb ram, 1.5TB SSD(s).