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So, tried doing this

http://www.overclock.net/ati/591872-...ows-7-ati.html

For some reason, McAfee gives me a big red warning when I download the .rar file. Well, after giving it much thought, I downloaded it as it is from OCN. But when I run it, McAfee says 'removed trojan from your PC' and stalls the execution. So, what gives? I do not want to run this anymore without some suggestion or opinion from you guys.

I posted this on the original thread, but seeing it is already like 100 pages long, I thought it is better to post this separately.
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post #2 of 8
problem 1, you run McAfee
problem 2, you run McAfee
solution, don't use McAfee
AVG, Avast, Avira, and even Panda are all free and work just as well if not better than McAfee. Plus they don't prevent you from actually getting things done
    
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post #3 of 8
Microsoft Security Essentials is also a very good free antivirus.
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although im not a fan of McAfee, you could try making it exclude the file your trying to install. i know some anti virus programs have this feature and its a pretty nice feature. if McAfee has it than your good to go cause more than likely its safe especially if its coming from OCN. if all else fails, just disable McAfee altogether, install, delete the installer then rearm McAfee. even if it was a true virus/trojan, its not like its going to completly destroy your PC. thats what malware-bytes is for.
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post #5 of 8
McAfee is a lie
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Virustotal says:

1.03


1.04
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post #7 of 8
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McAfee Haters ! lol ! Just kidding.

I disabled McAfee, ran the file, and re-enabled it. It worked. But Physx is not ! lol ! Trying to figure out what the issue is. I tried to do a Mafia II benchmark. I was able to set PhysX option in the video option. But when I click on benchmark, nothing happens !!
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post #8 of 8
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Well, I went ahead and played Metro2033 with advanced physx enabled. I was able to see GPU2 % kick up to 3 - 4% (sometimes more) when I get into a gun fight. So I say it is working. Installing Mafia II now and try that out.
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