Gaming Avast going nuts with false positives?

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Edit: Here's some news for ya
http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/Avast-A...Gone-Mad-105773

It looks like something may have gone horribly wrong with an Avast database update.
Funny thing, I just installed my new ATI Radeon HD4850 and Avast tells me the autoboot.exe for the drivers disc had a virus on it! How is that possible?

It then goes and tells me tons of software like Speedfan, Spybot, Ad-aware, System Mechanic Pro, Security Task Manager, Adobe Bridge, and LOTS MORE legit software is infected! But these are all old, inactive backups!

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There has to be something wrong here, looks like Avast made a BIIIIG mistake.
...That, or I have to prepare for the worst.
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Maybe avast got a virus? Once I didn't realize about it being false positives and I was deleting them like crazy and then later found it was related to my system files which got deleted.
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Killed my XP and I installed Vista. Yep total noob back then.
 

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I love Avast but I can't forgive this fuckup.
So I decided to uninstall it and install Microsoft Security Essentials instead, a lot of people are praising that antivirus believe it or not.
 

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RupeeClock said:
I love Avast but I can't forgive this fuckup.
So I decided to uninstall it and install Microsoft Security Essentials instead, a lot of people are praising that antivirus believe it or not.

Hasn't it just been a few hours...?

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