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Running multiple Anti-Virus programs isn't recommended because of those conflicts. One AV product might think that another AV is malware because it is checking/accessing your files at this very moment. This can lead to misbehaving AV products and false alerts aswell as not recognized viruses. HitmanPro should be fine to use besides one installed AV product ...


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The parser error is not technically a ClamAV error but an XML error, typically a formatting issue. Using stack overflow might help. But the really issue I believe is the file size you are trying to scan. Take a look at the ClamAV Man page. You'll see that there is a --max-filesize flag. There is a default of 25MB (to prevent DOS attacks). If I put a guess ...


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LibClamAV Warning: cli_scanxz: decompress file size exceeds limits - only scanning 27262976 bytes ClamAV, as all other antivirus software, can not scan a file that exceeds a certain volume. The message above just warns you that ClamAV has encountered a huge file and it can not scan it. If you are curious, check in the documentation the default value ...


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If you know a PC is infected, but don't know how the malware operates that has infected it, you need to assume the removable media will also become infected once you attach it to the infected PC, unless you can write-protect the media. Some malware will confine itself to just the boot partition of a system. Other malware will look for removable media to ...


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To put it simple: only a SD card with a hardware write-protection switch, connected through a USB card reader, will be safe. All other devices such as harddisk are at risk to be infected of erased since the virus can remove any write protection on file system.



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