[Users] Claws Mail 3.15.0-1 for Windows unleashed

edwardp at linuxmail.org edwardp at linuxmail.org
Sun Mar 26 21:34:15 CEST 2017

On 3/26/2017 3:31 PM, Andrej Kacian wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Mar 2017 15:11:12 -0400
> edwardp at linuxmail.org wrote:
>> Avast anti-virus doesn't like the 64-bit Windows version, at least. After installing and first launch, Avast kicked in, did a quick scan (even though I already scanned the installer file, resulting in 'no threat found') and sent the file to their anti-virus lab automatically. It also said it would take 61 minutes to determine if it's safe...
>> Avast also said it was a 'rare file'. Please note that Avast had no issues with 3.14.1 64-bit Windows.
>> It otherwise will not let me launch it again. I get a Windows permission error. There is an option in Avast that the file is to be trusted, but I haven't selected that.
> Perhaps it has an issue with the file not being digitally signed by
> a Microsoft-approved signer? :)
> Honestly, I've no idea, but I do not really care what snake-oil peddlers
> (read: antivirus software vendors) have to say.
> Regards,

This is the first I've seen Avast display something like that and on the 
Windows side, I've been using Avast for years.

I'll re-install it and then tell it that the file is to be trusted. :)

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