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UPDATES - July 14, 2005

by roddy32 / July 13, 2005 8:49 PM PDT

AntiVir PersonalEdition for Windows 98/ME & NT/2000/XP

Program-Release: 6.31.00.03
VDF-Version: 6.31.00.205
Date: (MM-DD-YYYY) 07-14-2005
Time: 09:24:14
File name: avwinsfx.exe
File size: 6,67 MByte

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Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.5
by roddy32 / July 13, 2005 8:56 PM PDT
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Belarc Advisor -Security Defintions 7/12/05
by roddy32 / July 13, 2005 9:12 PM PDT

(Note by me)-This update does not change the version, it just adds everything up through the July 12th Microsoft Updates to it. You just let it install on your current copy, There are download instructions on this page.

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This Belarc Advisor Security Definitions Update installs the latest version of the Belarc Advisor's security definitions which includes all Microsoft security bulletins through July 12, 2005. This update ensures that the System Security Status panel in the computer profile report reflects the true number of missing Microsoft Security Updates.
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http://www.belarc.com/advisor_update.html

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Update avast! 4.x VPS, avast32 VPS
by roddy32 / July 13, 2005 9:14 PM PDT
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Update AVG 7.0 - AVI 267.8.15/ 49
by roddy32 / July 13, 2005 9:30 PM PDT
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Ewido SS
by roddy32 / July 13, 2005 10:22 PM PDT
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AntiVir VDF-Version: 6.31.00.207
by roddy32 / July 13, 2005 10:58 PM PDT

AntiVir PersonalEdition for Windows 98/ME & NT/2000/XP

Program-Release: 6.31.00.03
VDF-Version: 6.31.00.207
Date: (MM-DD-YYYY) 07-14-2005
Time: 11:41:58
File name: avwinsfx.exe
File size: 6,67 MByte

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F-Prot
by roddy32 / July 14, 2005 12:23 AM PDT

New virus signature files for F-Prot Antivirus have been
released. These files are dated 14 July 2005 and contain
detection for new threats.

To update the virus signature files please follow the
instructions below.

Windows users:
Connect to the Internet as you normally do and then open
F-Prot Antivirus. Click the 'Updater' button on the Info
menu, select 'Internet' in the menu that follows and click
'Update'. F-Prot Antivirus will then update the virus
signature files directly via the Internet.

UNIX users:
Use the check-updates.pl script (e.g. as a cron job) to
update the virus signature files via the Internet.
http://www.f-prot.com/download/

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AntiVir VDF-Version: 6.31.00.209
by roddy32 / July 14, 2005 12:25 AM PDT

AntiVir PersonalEdition for Windows 98/ME & NT/2000/XP

Program-Release: 6.31.00.03
VDF-Version: 6.31.00.209
Date: (MM-DD-YYYY) 07-14-2005
Time: 14:00:44
File name: avwinsfx.exe
File size: 6,67 MByte

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Ad-Aware SE1R54 14.07.2005
by roddy32 / July 14, 2005 12:51 AM PDT

Definition file Notification - Lavasoft News
============================================
SE1R54 14.07.2005

New Definitions:
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ActivShopper
Advanced Searchbar
Adware.FOne
Adware.HotSearchBar
Dialer.my-content +8
E-Book.TexasHoldem
MoneyGainer.BHO
NaviHelper.BHO
OfferAgent
RedirectPage.BHO
Surfaccuracy +2

Updated Definitions:
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180Solutions
AdBlaster
Adtomi
BargainBuddy +3
BroadCastPC +3
ClearSearch
CnsMin
CommonName
DyFuCA +3
Elitum.ElitebarBHO
Ezula
FlashenhancerBHO
FlashTrack +2
iSearch Toolbar
Lop +6
Powerscan
RSSToolbar
SahAgent
SideFind
Toolbar Deep Dive
TopMoxie
VirtualBouncer +2
VX2 +53

The MD5 checksum for the defs.ref file is 276f3d57385bd2cc002e4aefc1f6a8d1

Additional Information
============================================
You can use Webupdate to install the new reference file, or download it manually from:
http://download.lavasoft.de.edgesuite.net/public/defs.zip

If you think something needs to be sent to us for review, visit our submission site at:
http://www.lavasofthelp.net/submit/

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AdAware won't update
by Fish / July 14, 2005 11:49 AM PDT

I'v tried to update AdAware at least a half dozen times this evening and keep getting the message that the downloaded update could not be read and to try again.Anyone else have this tonight?

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That is a very common problem Fish when
by roddy32 / July 14, 2005 11:57 AM PDT
In reply to: AdAware won't update

a new update is released. You could either wait until tomorrow or do them manually. Here are directions off the website to so them manually.
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Manual Installation: Unzip the archive, replace the existing file and restart Ad-Aware\Ad-Watch.
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Make sure the program is closed when you do this. Just steer the download into the Lavasoft folder and unzip it like the above directions say and let it overwrite the old ones. When you open the program again, they should be there. Here is a direct download link.
http://download.lavasoft.de.edgesuite.net/public/defs.zip

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Thanks' Roddy
by Fish / July 14, 2005 12:05 PM PDT

I'v never had this problem before.Just lucky I guess.
I'll hold off and try in the morning before doing manual route.Thank's ,have a good night.

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(NT) (NT) You're welcome Fish, Have a good night.
by roddy32 / July 14, 2005 12:15 PM PDT
In reply to: Thanks' Roddy
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That's Better
by Fish / July 14, 2005 10:54 PM PDT
In reply to: Thanks' Roddy

Geez, I updated so fast and easy this morning I felt like I was the only person in the world that was online.:o)

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(NT) (NT) That's great Fish. :D
by roddy32 / July 14, 2005 10:57 PM PDT
In reply to: That's Better
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Adaware - No Updated components
by Gakada / July 14, 2005 6:36 PM PDT
In reply to: AdAware won't update

When I click check for update, .. it said, No updated components available ...

I guess its their server having problem or something else.

because I can update normally yesterday (Last night)
on other computer.

So, today, I end up using manual update.

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NAV Intelligent Updater
by roddy32 / July 14, 2005 3:29 AM PDT

Intelligent Updater:
Virus Definitions created July 14
Virus Definitions released July 14
Norton AntiVirus Corp. Edition:
Defs Version: 70714g
Sequence Number: 46697
Extended Version: 7/14/2005 rev. 7
Total Viruses Detected: 70116

Specifics not posted yet

Intelligent Updater only
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/download.html

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MSAS Beta1 new defs
by roddy32 / July 14, 2005 7:38 AM PDT

from version #5733 to version #5735

Please update via the updater and be patient if they are not there immediately, the update servers get busy.

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Roddy.. in case anyone is having a problem..
by Carol~ Moderator / July 14, 2005 9:07 AM PDT

with "looping" definitions after applying the fix, I have found this email from Robin Walker at http://communities.microsoft.com/newsgroups/default.asp?ICP=spyware&sLCID=us
(It is under "Announcements")


Folks: you *MUST* empty your Temporary Internet Files (and select "Delete
all offline content") before attempting an MSAS definitions update.

I have just tried the 5755 updates while packet sniffing the network. If
you have (as I did) an earlier set of definitions still in your Temporary
Internet Files, then MSAS does not even bother asking the server for the
latest definitions: it usesd the stale version in the MSIE cache.

Once I cleared the Temporary Internet Files, the update to 5755 did the
server request properly, and the update to 5755 succeeded, permanently.

See my post "Why definition updates fail: possible reason" in this group on
28 June 2005.

--
Robin Walker [MVP Networking]
rdhw@cam.ac.uk

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I posted in haste...
by Carol~ Moderator / July 14, 2005 9:20 AM PDT

I should have qualified this by saying, it worked for me. It may not be working for other's. I'm sure you're on top of this.. as always.

Carol

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I applied Robin's fix on Sunday
by roddy32 / July 14, 2005 9:33 AM PDT

and I also have everything cleaned out when I updated today. I had NO problems with defs repeating since last Sunday UNTIL I did todays. Now they are repeating on me again even though the .dll file is the correct size. One of these days Microsoft will fix it, Until then, I am going to NOT worry about this. Let Microsoft fix it.

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Roddy, Repeating Here Also..On a Couple Of Machines So Far
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 14, 2005 9:44 AM PDT

Like you, I also did the "gcUnCompress.dll" replacement, thinking it would fix the issue. It did NOT. I still have the correct .dll and unfortunately, the 5735 definitions kept repeating. The only fix for me was to manually download the definitions from the links provided in earlier discussions and copy/paste them to the Microsoft Antispyware folder.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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I will wait until they fix this via the updater
by roddy32 / July 14, 2005 10:13 AM PDT

which hopefully will happen eventually. I had THOUGHT that we had it fixed with the proper .dll but I guess not and I'm not going to go through hoops to update this program every time just because Micorsoft can't figure out how to fix it correctly. That is just how I feel about it. LOL

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(NT) (NT) I couldn't agree more! ... :)
by Jake Barnes / July 14, 2005 11:25 PM PDT
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(NT) (NT) I got 5735, without repeats - go figure?
by Basil Hall / July 14, 2005 11:11 AM PDT
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Sometimes it does and sometimes it doesn't, like
by roddy32 / July 14, 2005 11:13 AM PDT

you said Basil, Go figure. LOL

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Belarc Advisor 7.0r new version
by roddy32 / July 14, 2005 12:14 PM PDT

You can choose ''run'' or ''open'' on the download and the installer will uninstall the old one and install the new one for you. As usual, I can't supply the link because it has the word ''Free'' in it and the forum spam filter will catch it. It's the first result on this Google search link.
http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rls=GGLG,GGLG:2005-28,GGLG:en&q=belarc

One more note on this. This was released AFTER the security definitions that I posted earlier in this thread today and there is no explanation on the website as to whether or not they were included in this new version or not so I downloaded this and then I redid the security defintions again even though I had done them this morning with the old version. I do NOT know of that is the correct way or not but it worked for me. The definitions link is on the bottom of this post here.
http://reviews.cnet.com/5208-6132-0.html?forumID=32&threadID=114213&messageID=1297841

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Thanks Roddy!
by glenn30 / July 14, 2005 11:12 PM PDT

I downloaded the new version and updated the same as you. In the absence of clarification I am unsure which is the latest... new version or update??? Probably no reason for concern as there may be a new version tomorrow if their trend of issuing new versions holds true. Wink

Will see!

Glenn

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You're welcome Glenn and I really
by roddy32 / July 14, 2005 11:17 PM PDT
In reply to: Thanks Roddy!

don't know why they have been updating so often lately. The only changes that I have really noticed is the Windows Updates and a couple of other minor things that aren't even worth mentioning.

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