buffer overrun error when scanning...

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  1. tinman9898

    tinman9898 Registered Member

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    when doing a full scan after some time a buffer overrun error occurs...is there any way to fix this?
     
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    anyone come up with any solutions to this problem? Will i have to uninstall then reinstall ewido?
     
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    karl.ewido former ewido team

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    What Windows version do you use?
    Does it crash during the file system, memory or registry scan?
    Can you please attach here a screenshot of this error messagebox?
     
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    windows xp home...will have do another scan to provide the other info you asked for.

    Everything was working fine in the 3.5 version. Problems started when Iupgraded to version 4...........
     
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    crashes during file system scan....
     

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    karl.ewido former ewido team

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    If you deactivate the scan options scanning in archives and/or the Heuristic, still the same problem?
    Can you see at which file the ewido crashs?
     
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    it stops (timer contunues to run and programme doesn't lock but it won't scan past this file) on a microsoft office 2003 file called accwiz.dll but only when doing a full scan if i scan the office folder or the file itself it completes successfully. I only get the error message when doing the full scan.... It's very annoying as it occurs almost at the end of the scan.....trying the scan without archive/heuristics selected now....
     
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    scan completes successfully with archives/ heuristics deselected...

    If ewido is not scanning those files won't this mean that any threats within them will go undetected and leave my pc open to attack from spy/malware?
     
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    karl.ewido former ewido team

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    If you use the plus/trial Version, the Resident Shield detects and blocks a threat during its execution if it has been included in an infected archive and that has not been detected during the On-Demand Scan with the deactivated archive scan option.
    The current version of the heuristic also does not detect really a lot of unknown new threats, but we will try to improve this function with the next Versions of the ewido software ;)
     
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    Why did version 3.5 not have the same issue as compared to version 4, out of interest?

    Also, in the next version is it possible to make ewido run a full scan faster and not slow down the pc if the guard is active? I also have other anti spyware programmes (spyware doctor etc) and they seem to run a full scan faster than ewido.

    (my system has an 1800xp proccesor and a 120gb hard drive with 1gb ddr memory and windows xp home....);)
     
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