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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Apache OpenOffice 3.4.1 (incubating) released
Date Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:44:34 GMT
On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 6:43 PM, Rory O'Farrell <> wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Aug 2012 18:29:57 -0400
> "Maurice Howe" <> wrote:
>> I use AVG 2012.0.2180 Free Edition
> I installed AOO 3.4.1 on one of my Windows machines today and AVG didn't complain.  I'll
check in detail tomorrow when the machine is awake - near midnight here and I'm closing down.
It is often the case that new OpenOffice releases trigger false positives from virus scanners.
>  --

I put AVG free version on an XP VM, updated virus signatures,
installed AOO 3.4.1 Windows en-US from the website and did a full
scan.  No issues reported.

So if Maurice was indeed getting an AV hit, that suggests he might
actually have something, either preexisting on his machine, or from
downloading AOO from another website.  If it were really a false
positive, wouldn't we be seeing it as well?


> Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.

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