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#1 JorgeO.555

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Posted 19 August 2008 - 12:36 PM

Hello, my first post. Nice forum!

AVG is spoken about in the WEB as giving lots of false positives.
There are sites in the WEB that provide a scan service with about one dz of anti-virus programs, so one can take an educated decision concerning a suspicious file.

But, once AVG decides a file is malware it won't let one upload it!

Any way out of it?

Thanks for your help.

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Posted 19 August 2008 - 01:19 PM

Welcome to BC JorgeO.555

In case AVG Free detects some file on your PC as infected, this file was moved to AVG Virus Vault, and you are sure that this file is correct and clean, it is possible that the detected file is a false alarm. If so, we shall prepare the correction as soon as possible. Unfortunately, false alarms do appear from time to time in every Anti-Virus software.

To solve the problem, please send us this file for analysis directly from the AVG Free program...

AVG FAQ 1320: AVG detects infection on file that I suppose to be clean
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