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Norton thinks 0 A.D. is a virus!

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LmScar13    0

I'm not sure if this really counts as a bug, but Norton Antivirus' SONAR virus detection thinks that the latest pre-built SVN pryrogenesis.exe is a malicious file, and removes it when I try to run it (I do know how to ignore Norton). :D

Anyway, the reason Norton gives for removing the file is that it made an:

--Attempt to start a thread in a process address space--

Don't know if most of this is due to it being an SVN file and thus new and not downloaded often, or to my having it installed in a non-standard location (C:\0ad). If the team already knows about this, I'm sorry to have been any trouble.

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FeXoR    376

I'm not sure if this really counts as a bug, but Norton Antivirus' SONAR virus detection thinks that the latest pre-built SVN pryrogenesis.exe is a malicious file, and removes it when I try to run it (I do know how to ignore Norton). :D

Anyway, the reason Norton gives for removing the file is that it made an:

--Attempt to start a thread in a process address space--

Don't know if most of this is due to it being an SVN file and thus new and not downloaded often, or to my having it installed in a non-standard location (C:\0ad). If the team already knows about this, I'm sorry to have been any trouble.

I have no information for you. But I wouldn't mind if 0ad has a viral impact on the RTS community :lol:

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historic_bruno    439

Avast! has starting doing the same thing, either halting the application or forcing it to start in a sandbox. You can get 4-5 popups just while compiling the game. It seems any EXE that's not popular will have this problem. I think it's counter-productive because people will start ignoring these warnings when they know the application is safe as second-nature, and potentially dangerous ones will leak through.

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majapahit    12

I'm not sure if this really counts as a bug, but Norton Antivirus' SONAR virus detection thinks that the latest pre-built SVN pryrogenesis.exe is a malicious file, and removes it when I try to run it (I do know how to ignore Norton). :D

Anyway, the reason Norton gives for removing the file is that it made an:

--Attempt to start a thread in a process address space--

Don't know if most of this is due to it being an SVN file and thus new and not downloaded often, or to my having it installed in a non-standard location (C:\0ad). If the team already knows about this, I'm sorry to have been any trouble.

Is there any exception list to add files so the antivirus didn't delete it or show popups over and over?

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LmScar13    0

Is there any exception list to add files so the antivirus didn't delete it or show popups over and over?

Yes, and I have it configured to ignore pyrogenesis.exe. I was just letting the team know, because I don't want anybody to be scared away by a "malicious file."

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Guest torrnet   
Guest torrnet

and guy make the game  not to download trow torrent

 

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Guest sorry idnt see the direct down   
Guest sorry idnt see the direct down

sorry i d

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Guest andrej   
Guest andrej

trojans and viruses may modify DLL configuration files to pose risks. If you did not intiate it blocjk it immediatly

program (0 ad simbole) download 0 ad-0.0.22- alpha win32.exe

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Guest andrej   
Guest andrej

if you dont belive me just download 360 total security and download it

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sphyrth    496

This thread was hijacked and has become a failed advertisement for 360 Total Security.

I don't think 360 Total Security works Linux Users like me.

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Lion.Kanzen    1,946
2 minutes ago, sphyrth said:

This thread was hijacked and has become a failed advertisement for 360 Total Security.

I don't think 360 Total Security works Linux Users like me.

Yes, it's pettry  bad one.

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stanislas69    1,913

Generally when the software tells you the file is a virus you can ignore it by going into the settings. I don't know your software though.

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Loki1950    253

Several anti-virus programs seem to target all open source code as being suspect as stan mentioned use your app's ignore functions that are usually part of settings.

Enjoy the Choice :)

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