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Avast detects Kubuntu installer tmp file as a trojan!

Asked by rayne.alex on 2008-07-07

Binary package hint: kubuntu-desktop

I have a pre installed Windows Xp pro system, and trying to install Kubuntu inside Windows.
Avast antivirus then detects and block certain files put in temp during installation as a trojan.
And the installation cant continue. Frustrating!

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2008-07-08
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2008-07-08
rayne.alex (rayne-alex) said : #1
rayne.alex (rayne-alex) said : #2

I have a pre installed Windows Xp pro system, and trying to install Kubuntu inside Windows.
Avast antivirus then detects and block certain files put in temp during installation as a trojan.
And the installation cant continue. Frustrating!

What to do?

Just disable it while you install.
Avest gives ALOT of false positives .. so you could consider changing AV unless your planning on going full time linux.

rayne.alex (rayne-alex) said : #4

Ok ! i believe so to, but i will NEVER change my Avast agains anything else :-)

Best in the world!

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2282704,00.asp

thx and cya m8!