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Bit of advice please

kevjardskevjards carlislePosts: 1,452Member Uncommon
thought i would take another look at star trek online..so i logged in and went to d/load the client only to be told by my anivirus that what i was downloading was a virus along with the game..i have mcafee..anyone else had this problem..if so what did you do?i know its highly unlikely there will be a virus but it just seemed strange to get that on screen

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  • Po_ggPo_gg Twigwarren, WestfarthingPosts: 3,432Member Uncommon
    I don't use McAfee, did it happened right at the start? Just a wild guess, Cryptic uses Pando for both STO and CO, and a few antivirus prog don't like that (with a reason I might add, Pando s*cks :) )  There's the game client up there as well, you can download it directly via torrent or steam, etc.
  • RohnRohn Saint Peters, MOPosts: 3,729Member Uncommon

    I don't have McAfee (and downloaded through Steam), so didn't experience the problem, but what Po_gg said is likely correct.  From this thread, it looks like some others have had it come up too:

    http://sto-forum.perfectworld.com/showthread.php?t=366291

    I doubt it's a virus, just the AV reacting to the download as if it were.

    Hell hath no fury like an MMORPG player scorned.

  • yashu616yashu616 Moncks Corner, SCPosts: 13Member

    on top of that, McAfee is terrible.  One of the worst on the market right now.

    [img width=601 height=150]http://i.imgur.com/66n4AkB.png[/img]

  • birdycephonbirdycephon Salt Lake City, UTPosts: 1,314Member

    Yeah, ditch McAfee, it's almost as bad as Norton.

    For me, Microsoft Security Essentials does everything I need it to, and it's free.

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