Avast detects false positive in a Studio 2014 file
Thread poster: Jean-Luc Herin

Jean-Luc Herin  Identity Verified
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Jun 27, 2014

For a few days, my antivirus (AVAST) has been telling me that the .dll used to import and export .doc and .rtf files in and out of Studio 2014 contains a virus. When running a virus check on the Studio 2014, it finds nothing.
So I have to temporarily disable the antivirus then re-enable it when I'm done. This does not apply to the .dll handling .docx files.
I've sent the .dll to AVAST and have no feedback since.
I've heard a Polish translator of one of my customers had. Anybody else?

Thanks for your input.



Rossana Triaca  Identity Verified
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If you're sure it's a false positive... Jun 27, 2014

you can add an exception to the path where SDL is installed to avoid disabling Avast every time. This option is in Settings/Antivirus, just scroll down to Exceptions and add the folder in question. Notice that Avast will still check individual project folders and newly created files as long as they are not in the installation folder (which I doubt you use for that), so you'll still have a reasonable protection.


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