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Title: AVG gives false alarm for Windows system library


Source: Heiss Security

Date Published: 12 November 2008




AVG Anti-Virus 8.0 incorrectly identifies the Windows system library user32.dll as a Trojan and recommends that it be deleted. Anyone who follows that suggestion will find Windows will no longer start up. This is particularly serious because the free version of AVG antivirus is very widely used.


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Last Updated: 07/22/2010
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