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#1 -TJHoenecke-

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Posted 12 March 2010 - 02:13 PM

Tried to install v104, but McAfee found a generic.dx trojan in the eeconv.exe, so it won't install. :(

#2 Kaeloree


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Posted 12 March 2010 - 03:10 PM

It certainly doesn't have a trojan; McAfee is detecting a false positive. Nothing to worry about.

Personally, I'd uninstall McAfee and get something worth a damn. I recommend AVG Antivirus. :)

#3 Sam.

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Posted 12 March 2010 - 09:07 PM

Personally, I'd uninstall McAfee and get something worth a damn. I recommend AVG Antivirus. :)

I second that.

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Posted 13 March 2010 - 09:54 AM

Thirded. That or avast! On Access. I would not install Norton or McAfee. And this is from a dude who used to live by the old Norton Utilities and Norton Commander back in the day, and who has had installed (and abandoned) both Norton and McAfee in various configurations under Win3.11, Windows95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Vista 32, and Vista 64. My current Win7 64 is happily chugging along under the avast! On Access. , and I have a friend's and my brother's boxes running AVG Paid.

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Posted 13 March 2010 - 10:50 AM

Avast gives a lot of false positives when installing mods, as documented in various posts here (such as this one). It's pretty annoying, because they'll look like vague unspecific mod errors, but they're not. So it's almost as bad as McAfee, at least in that respect. And AVG is adware apparently (the free version anyhow). Maybe Avira is better, as mentioned here. I've been using ClamWin and haven't had any problems like this, though I always turn it off when doing anything mod-related.

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Posted 13 March 2010 - 12:16 PM

I can add Norton Internet Security (and therefore probably Norton Antivirus) to the list of software that don't trust WeiDU.exe or its copy as setup-xxx.exe in the mods. Its dislike seems to be very much dependent on WeiDU version. Only a few of them are considered dangerous. I don't remember what it finds out in terms of virus or malware in it.
I'm talking about mods that have been on my harddisk for a very long time : Tashia 1.1, BGT 106, for instance. I don't remember if it complained about Epic 104 though.

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 12:20 PM

Thissetup-eeconv should work:


After extracting EE into the directory, the offending AV might remove the original file so just replace the missing one with this one.

Edited by Hoppy, 14 March 2010 - 12:22 PM.

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