[LINK] Windows virus cured

Fernando Cassia fcassia at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 19:20:47 AEDT 2008

On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 1:50 AM, David Boxall
<david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au> wrote:
> Hilarious:
> <http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2230223/avg-update-deletes-critical>
>> A recent update from antivirus firm AVG has caused havoc with some users by deleting a critical file in Windows XP after incorrectly detecting it as a virus.

Doesn't Windows, since about the infamous "Windows ME" supposedly come
with a feature that prevents critical files from being deleted?

And second, gee, AVG should have a list of system files for the
known/supported OSs it runs on... Sheesh! (for AVG)

Good one :)

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