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More or less every time I start my program from Visual C# 2010 Express, AVG pops up saying it's found a virus. My program is a game and doesn't even access the filesystem!

Apparently the reason is "General Behaviour" which means nothing to me :D

Is there any way to stop it detecting the program? I've added exceptions, but I think that does nothing as the program often changes and it asks me again. I've added an exception for the bin folder, but that seems to only affect scans...

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Add the location of your program to the list of files that won't be scanned by AVG then submit your program to AVG as a false positive. –  Ramhound Feb 15 at 11:19
    
AVG has just too many false positives. After reporting your program, consider switching to a different antivirus. –  and31415 Feb 15 at 16:36
    
Problem is, I'm developing it so it constantly changes; there wouldn't be much point in submitting it if I change it very soon after... –  William Osborne Feb 16 at 12:12

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You should exclude your program from AVG scanning. You can see how to do this here

  1. Open the AVG program.

  2. Double-click the Resident Shield component.

  3. Click the Manage exceptions button.

  4. In the newly opened dialog, please click either the Add Path or the Add File button to add the needed exception.

  5. Click OK to confirm the changes.
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