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Windows 7: Win 7 or Avast problem? EICAR-test

23 May 2009   #11
studiorat

windows 7 build 7600 RTM
 
 
kaspersky and eicar

I logged into the Eicar site and tried the av amw test and kaspersky grabbed it right away now i will try it on with AVG so far so good


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23 May 2009   #12
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Avira Antivirus picked all of them up on my machine ...

@ENZO, if you saved the last two zip files, then right clicked on the folder to scan with Avira.... it detected them too
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23 May 2009   #13
Sven

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

That's the problem, Jacee. The file is then allready downloaded and on your HD, so if you don't have suspicion to a zip-file or a folder containing a zipfile, you will never check it. The software must detect it by itself!
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23 May 2009   #14
kv43

vista ultimate , windows 7 RC x86 & x64 (7100)
 
 

6 with Avast here , seems reasonable enough to me , but 8 would be better . So are we saying Avira is better than avast for windows 7 .
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23 May 2009   #15
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

I always check a .zip file before I extract it!
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23 May 2009   #16
Sven

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes, so do I, but what if the endname is not .zip?
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24 May 2009   #17
studiorat

windows 7 build 7600 RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sven View Post
Yes, so do I, but what if the endname is not .zip?
even if it is not a zip check it .rar .iso. any of them
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24 May 2009   #18
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

:O are you serious?!, one thing.. will avira detect it once you open the .zip file? even if you dont scan it before hand?

Enzo
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24 May 2009   #19
Mercurial

Windows 7 32bit RTM
 
 

eset nod32 even teriminated the connection for me ;O didnt let me download haha I lub eset :P
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24 May 2009   #20
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

"I lub eset" XD

Enzo
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