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Re: Tortoise does not set write permission after "get lock"?

From: Lasse Vågsæther Karlsen <lasse_at_vkarlsen.no>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 09:32:50 +0100

While I agree with the silent part, NOD32, at least for me, does not do that
by default, so this is a configuration problem.

I've had one virus with NOD32 and it popped up a warning or whatever it was.

On Jan 23, 2008 9:13 AM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Lasse Vågsæther Karlsen wrote:
> > While I understand that the "feature" that resets the readonly flag is
> > pesky, and probably unwarranted, I'd hardly call the fact that antivirus
> > removes a virus from your computer a problem. If that is a problem, your
> The problem is not that it removes the file, but that it removes the
> file without telling you!
> And no: such things must never be configurable. Because if the AV works
> properly, you won't get such notices every five minutes but only *very*
> rarely. And removing a file is something serious, which *must* be shown
> to the user before the action is performed.
> So yes, I'm blaming the AV tool here too.
> (in case you need further proof that silently removing files is bad:
> Kapersky had a bad signature file in december which removed explorer.exe
> - no notice, no warning, nothing: but my computer in the office where
> I'm forced to use AV stopped working. And yes: I've configured it to
> first warn me before *every* action).
> Stefan
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Lasse Vågsæther Karlsen
Received on 2008-01-23 09:52:57 CET

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