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Avast is detecting many things as a threat.


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#1 NoppeToppe

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 09:43 PM

It all started about an hour ago when trying to launch a game from Steam (SMITE, specifically) that Avast started going off several times. I haven't launched it since I've downloaded Avast a few months ago, so I figured it was a false positive. I went and white listed my game so Avast could stop alerting me, but now several things are setting off Avast. Anything from websites, to executables. I'm running Windows 10. Thanks for your help in advance!

 

Edit: Example screenshot of the Avast alert in question:  17AglgX.png


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Posted 21 February 2017 - 10:32 PM

I also have steam and SMITE on my computer and get the same alert execpt my object wasnt the same it's a chrome url ... but also had twitch extensions and adblock on previously on chrome but i've since removed them and the problem is still going on 



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Posted 22 February 2017 - 12:04 AM

(FINAL?) UPDATE: My suspicions that this is a false positive have been confirmed and confirmed, so for now I'm disabling Avast. I will post back here if I have any more problems.



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Posted 24 February 2017 - 10:46 PM

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