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Windows 7: False positive or real

19 Jul 2014   #1
meebers

Windows 7 Professional X64 Service Pack 1
 
 
False positive or real

On several browsers, Avast is alerting with this message when I use my browser to check my juno email. There is nothing in my inbox or other folders at the time. AV says it has blocked a possible virus.






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19 Jul 2014   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi there .. That has been going on for years .. I thought Avast had that fixed long ago ..
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