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AVG Anti-Virus False Positive Crashed Windows XP


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#1 Burned Phoenix

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 10:33 PM

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A false positive of AVG Anti-Virus crashed Windows XP "again". The antivirus flagged a Windows system file wintrust.dll as Generic32.FJU Trojan horse. When user opts to clean the infection or remove the file, Windows XP fails to boot.

 

AVG has released new virus definition and fix the error but those who have already removed the file are recommended to boot their PC  with Windows XP CD in order to copy the original wintrust.dll file back to the system32 folder.

 

Source: AVG forum



#2 Frylock86

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 02:22 PM

Not again. 



#3 Munkypoo7

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 03:30 PM

Not surprised. Way yo go AVG. Least you guys are consistent.



#4 FalseAgent

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 06:33 PM

If you are using Windows XP, you probably deserved that crash. Not even kidding.



#5 Ultimate John

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 07:36 PM

Agreed but it's a fact that AVG can't get its shit together.

#6 Vegetto

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 11:52 PM

I had to re-install Windows XP because of AVG about 5 years ago. It deleting user32.dll file. Then I decided that I'll not install AVG again!



#7 _akier_

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 09:46 AM

Who uses AVG anyway? 



#8 Faulkner

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 11:35 AM

Yes I am agree.



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