Something Strange

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by macpeteo, Feb 2, 2007.

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  1. macpeteo

    macpeteo Registered Member

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    This morning I was expecting an output from my NOD32 (Ver2.7) and lo and behold there was none! I checked for the "green/white" icon in my tray and it was not there also!

    Doing a search of ESET, I found the folder but there was no executable anywhere to be found.

    So, I reinstalled my original download version and it come right up, told me that my data was out of date and proceeded to scan my disk after a reboot.

    So, what happened? The only thing that I can remember is that a few days back, perhaps Wednesday, I had a message on my screen from "Spyware Doctor" informing me to reboot as there was a minor issue found and I needed to reboot (when I had a chance), I rebooted and all was well.

    So, now the question is , was Spyware Doctor hijacked?? Its a trusted application by me so I did not question it at the time (or run a manual check).

    I'm currently at work, so when I get home I will know if NOD32 has updated itself to the current data version and I will scan again.


    -Macpete
     
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    Blackspear Global Moderator

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    This appears very much as a retaliation by PC Tools for NOD32 detecting its Beta program heuristically. It has now been fixed by PC Tools.

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  3. macpeteo

    macpeteo Registered Member

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    It's very disappointing hear that PC Tools or anyones program is playing games. This is/has caused me great concern not to mention the reinstall of my anti virus software.

    Yikes!!


    Macpete
     
  4. macpeteo

    macpeteo Registered Member

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    But I guess the next question is, can NOD32 do something to prevent something like this from happening, I mean, allowing another program to remove it!?


    Thanks,
    Macpeteo
     
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