[chirp_users] Virus warning

plrbear12 at gmail.com plrbear12 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 07:59:27 PDT 2021


I like AVG because it isn't as "chatty" as Avast.  Seems Avast is trying to get you to upgrade about ten times a day...

Troy
Buckeye Computer Services

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From: chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com <chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com> On Behalf Of Lynda Leung
Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2021 10:44 AM
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Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Virus warning

Avast bought out avg in 2016.  It’s pretty much the same software so it really doesn’t matter which you choose. Employee here.  

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> On Sep 21, 2021, at 7:22 AM, plrbear12 at gmail.com wrote:
> 
> Yes, but it is VERY basic.  AVG and Avast are free and both ranked in the top 10 last time I checked. I recommend AVG to all my customers.
> 
> 
> Troy
> Buckeye Computer Services
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com 
> <chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com> On Behalf Of Nigel A. 
> Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF
> Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2021 9:59 AM
> To: Discussion of CHIRP <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>; Kerry 
> Whittle <t2ckerry at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Virus warning
> 
> Doesn't Windows come with an inbuilt virus protection program?
> 
> 
>> On 21/09/2021 09:47 Kerry Whittle <t2ckerry at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> Thanks Nick, will do! I'm considering getting a better virus detection program sooner rather than later though.
>> 
>> 
>>> On Tue, Sep 21, 2021, 08:42 Nick <papanick at netzero.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Take the warning with a grain of salt Kerry.
>>> 
>>> ---------- Original Message ----------
>>> From: Kerry Whittle <t2ckerry at gmail.com>
>>> To: Discussion of CHIRP <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
>>> Subject: [chirp_users] Virus warning
>>> Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 13:45:02 -0500
>>> 
>>> For the second time I’ve gotten a warning from McAfee that there was a virus in the daily download, this time in chirp-daily-20210919-installer.exe. The first time I saw this behavior was with the 20210826 daily, before I was on the list to report it.
>>> 
>>> The reported virus is Real Protect-EC!16F97D3AFE24
>>> 
>>> Not sure if it’s real or a false positive but I figured I should let you know. The file has been quarantined on my system.
>>> 
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