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faq:ispopfileinfected [2009/11/26 22:40]
xuesheng Highlight the quoted text from the NSIS Support Forum
faq:ispopfileinfected [2009/11/27 11:23] (current)
xuesheng uninstall.exe now downloads from the internet
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| We have had several problems with false virus positives during the last weeks. Some anti-virus products incorrectly detect certain NSIS components as being a virus. All false positives seem to be related to the internet downloading plug-ins.| | We have had several problems with false virus positives during the last weeks. Some anti-virus products incorrectly detect certain NSIS components as being a virus. All false positives seem to be related to the internet downloading plug-ins.|
|Both %%McAfee%% and Norton have already corrected their virus definitions. If you notice that another product incorrectly detects a virus, please contact the developers of this product. Developers of anti-virus products can also contact the NSIS Development Team for more information.| |Both %%McAfee%% and Norton have already corrected their virus definitions. If you notice that another product incorrectly detects a virus, please contact the developers of this product. Developers of anti-virus products can also contact the NSIS Development Team for more information.|
-| | +^ Source: A NSIS support forum [[http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?postid=1825360#post1825360| message]] from one of the NSIS developers (posted 13 December 2005).^
-| Source: A NSIS support forum [[http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?postid=1825360#post1825360| message]] from one of the NSIS developers (posted 13 December 2005).|+
Usually an updated set of virus definitions stops the false reports (e.g. Symantec's definitions dated 9 August 2004 detected a trojan in the NSIS "internet downloading" plug-in but their definitions dated 10 August (or later) do not). Usually an updated set of virus definitions stops the false reports (e.g. Symantec's definitions dated 9 August 2004 detected a trojan in the NSIS "internet downloading" plug-in but their definitions dated 10 August (or later) do not).
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  * "Uninstall POPFile" (uninstall.exe)   * "Uninstall POPFile" (uninstall.exe)
-However in these four programs this plug-in is not used to access the internet - it is used to shutdown POPFile without using your browser.+However only the last program (uninstall.exe) uses this plug-in to access the internet (to download SSL support or the [[/docs/jp:faq:mecab| MeCab parser]] used to analyze Japanese mail); the other three programs only use that plug-in to shut down POPFile without using your browser.
The following optional Windows utility for POPFile uses the NSIS "internet downloading" plug-in to access the internet: The following optional Windows utility for POPFile uses the NSIS "internet downloading" plug-in to access the internet:
 
faq/ispopfileinfected.txt · Last modified: 2009/11/27 11:23 by xuesheng

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