What is DrWeb telling me?

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  1. bellgamin

    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    I updated a certain program. When I tried to run it, DrWeb popped up a very dark screen that said: "Unauthorized attempt to access system." The only choices that DRW gave me were to shut down my computer or terminate the program.

    I had DRW & EZ & ClamWin scan that certain program -- no hits.

    I strongly suspect it's an FP, but DRW scans memory accesses better than most other antivirus programs, right? So I reverted to an earlier version of certain program.

    Comments would be appreciated.

    grace to you... bellgamin
     
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    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    The Tech Support for that certain program (Ace Utilities) just replied to my email where I reported this issue. It was NOT an FP. They found that the latest version of Ace Utilities (2.4.0.3081) DOES improperly mess with the kernel on Win 98/ME computers. They promised to fix it in the next minor update, in 2 weeks or so.

    In the meantime, they said I could get DRW to mellow out if I would go to Spider Guard Settings & uncheck the block: "System kernel protection." I do NOT choose to do that, but shall wait for Ace Utilities to fix this issue.

    Way to go, DrWeb! :D
     
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    I like a good on the ball Virus Program, thats why I went for it...
     
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    Anyone know if there is going to be a verion update anytime in the near future?
     
  5. bellgamin

    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    On 7/25/04, in response to a question I asked about getting an early license renewel, one of DrWeb's CEO's (Boris Sharov) wrote in part...
    I have NO idea what Mr. Sharov's definition of "soon" is, however. ;)
     
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    Maybe they will get spider netting working on Windows XP....hope.... :D
     
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    We hope this is not too far away :'( :'( :'(
     
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    I wish their english support forum wasn't worthless... Anywho, thanks Blackcat. :)
     
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