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So I clicked on abort connection. But it just kind of feels like the virus still got through because it happened so quick. Just how reliable is avast?
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I would say that is not reliable, but i don't have problems, and i'm sure i have xxxx viruses.
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If avast recognized the file as a virus, it did not let it execute. You should be fine.
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Originally Posted by gnomepunk View Post
If avast recognized the file as a virus, it did not let it execute. You should be fine.
thats not true. i have been in that situation with avast and the virus still got throuh.
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I have never been in that situation with Avast.

If you are really that suspicious of something getting through, get clamwin, malwarebytes anti-malware, and run their scans.

If anything pops up (I guarantee it will in clamwin) then make sure you go the route and correct the problem.

Hope this helps.
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