PB87: AVAST blocks Self-Extractor

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PB87: AVAST blocks Self-Extractor

Post by polyakoff » 23 Nov 2012, 07:51

I use AVAST antivirus and it blocks creating of Altap self-extracting archives and it also blocks opening of such archives.

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Re: PB87: AVAST blocks Self-Extractor

Post by therube » 23 Nov 2012, 18:45

Recent occurrence, as in with a definition update?
So it is detecting zip.spl?
Have you reported it to AVAST as a false positive?
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Re: PB87: AVAST blocks Self-Extractor

Post by Ether » 24 Nov 2012, 12:47

therube wrote:Have you reported it to AVAST as a false positive?
Reported.
therube wrote:So it is detecting zip.spl?
Nope, none of the files in the plugins/zip directory. It detects the file created during making of a SFX archive. There's no virus warning with v2.54.
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Re: PB87: AVAST blocks Self-Extractor

Post by Jan Rysavy » 25 Nov 2012, 16:37

Note: Altap Salamander 2.54 was build with Visual C++ 6.0 instead of Visual C++ 2008 we are using for Altap Salamander 3.0 - there will be differences. Thank you for reporting to ALWIL.

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