AVG and Win32/Heur

By Bobbye
Apr 29, 2009
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  1. This has been a frequent problem with AVG, mostly since v8 was released.

    It is frequenntly, but not always, a False Positive:
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    If in doubt, do an online scan with a different AV such as Kaspersky, Panda, Eset or other program to confirm. This 'find' frequently comes after an AVG update. AVG updates their definition file and THAT problem was solved but a week later another 'heurt' is detected again.

    A very non-technical comparison: you know Mary. She has blue eyes and blond hair. I see another girl with blue eyes and blond hair- I should call her Mary because she "looks like" she could be Mary.
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