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Old 04-20-2012, 07:55 PM   #1
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Threat Detected by AVG

Just wanted to pass this along. I've been using Calibre for a while now and just recently got this warning from AVG:



Running Windows 7 64 Bit
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Old 04-20-2012, 08:29 PM   #2
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AVG does generate a lot of false positives.
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Old 04-20-2012, 09:29 PM   #3
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http://manual.calibre-ebook.com/faq....a-virus-trojan
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Old 04-21-2012, 12:20 AM   #4
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Just wanted to pass this along. I've been using Calibre for a while now and just recently got this warning from AVG:



Running Windows 7 64 Bit
Not happening with AVG 2012.0.1913 on XP
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Old 04-29-2012, 06:45 PM   #5
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I know it's a Trojan, just reporting that it's being detected
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Old 04-29-2012, 06:53 PM   #6
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Calibre is not a virus or a trojan. What you have is a false positive.
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Old 04-29-2012, 06:55 PM   #7
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I know it's a Trojan, just reporting that it's being detected
It is NOT.
AVG ID protection???


What is that doing? Whatever it is wrong or you had better format your data drive to protect yourself from the big bad worker process.
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:04 PM   #8
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I get a lot of error messages - don't trust the publisher, wants to use the internet, blah, blah, blah. I get more error messages with Calibre because I use Calibre more often than any other program except IE.

I use McAfee
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:10 PM   #9
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I use Comodo and it doesn't bother me about Calibre and if it does, I can tell it to trust it and it does. So all is good. Unlike programs such as AVG, Norton, McAfee which through up all kinds of warnings and even if you say yes this is correct, they can still do it.
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Old 04-29-2012, 08:13 PM   #10
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I'm sorry guys my post should have said I know it's not a trojan I realize AVG was incorrect!
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Old 04-30-2012, 01:49 AM   #11
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I use AVG Free, and I've never had a report about calibre. I'm using the latest calibre.
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Old 04-30-2012, 04:43 AM   #13
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calibre recently moved to downloading metadata in the worker process calibre-parallel.exe. If you use calibre to download metadata for a number of books, AVG detects calibre-parallel.exe making lots of connections to the internet and assumes it must be doing something malicious. Such are the perils of anti-virus programs.
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