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BitDefender and Windows 64bit Operating Systems Major Issue


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#1 cryptodan

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 09:51 PM

BitDefender has recently released an update that flagged all system files and everything else as Trojan.FakeAV.alert5. You can read more here: BitDefender False Positives Please read if you have been affected.

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Bad BitDefender update clobbers Windows PCs

DG News Service - Users of the BitDefender antivirus software started flooding the company's support forums Saturday, apparently after a faulty antivirus update caused 64-bit Windows machines to stop working.

The company acknowledged the issue in a note explaining the problem, posted Saturday. "Due to a recent update it is possible that BitDefender detects several Windows and BitDefender files as infected with Trojan.FakeAlert.5," the company said.

The acknowledgment came after BitDefender users had logged hundreds of posts on the topic. Some complained of being unable to reboot their systems.

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Edited by cryptodan, 20 March 2010 - 10:01 PM.


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Posted 20 March 2010 - 11:51 PM

Already posted:
Bit Defender 2010 64bit going ballistic.
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Posted 21 March 2010 - 12:26 AM

Oops, I should have used the search function.




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