I've heard good things about Avira. No other anti-virus software has a problem with it. Didn't dowload anything, never clicked a link. Virus programs are way over-hyped, but have fun paying for them if that's your cup of tea and if you have money to spend on a false sense of security and fear-mongering propaganda. If you want to make sure, this would be a good test. Please make sure both the year and date are correct. Tried to load a pre-patch game, waited for 25min it to load for nothing.
Started a new game, it created the world for about 20min and performance in-game was poor. General gaming-culture and game-specific posts are treated on a case-by-case basis. A few months ago they released an update that flagged any. Promoting something for pure financial gain is not allowed. I will get the game during this sale.
I hate to necro this thread, but today was the first time I've played Civ 5 with avast running. The current date is 06 May 2019. The game runs normal with all shields disabled. No, I've only just discovered Avast was causing the problem. But prior to the recent update, Avast and the game got along fine to the tune of 582 hours of play time, going back about 10 months.
Hopefully there's a way to fix this so it doesn't frustate hundreds of others like me. So I restored it back from the Virus Chest and set it to Exclusion list. J'ai lu qu'il fallait créer une exception pour Steam et je ne sais absolument pas comment faire. I run a fully updated avast and steam client with no problem. I deleted the local files and now Steam flat-out refuses to download the game whatsoever. Charity If you want to host a charity event you need explicit permission from the moderators via. Just a , Microsoft's free antivirus identified Google's Chrome browser as Zeus, an online banking trojan.
Yeah, never understood why people bought health insurance either. When I tried to delete McAfee nothing would happen. Avast has its own firewall so I thought I should turn windows firewall off. Simply and ask us to look into it. The steam installer won't fix it either. I don't think Avast is the problem so I would go to the Steam support site and the forums and see if you can find out what is going on. You can but not sure it will detect anything if you put the exe in the exclusion list.
. Maybe your settings are needing some adjustments or you need to reinstall one or the other? Why does Avast report this file as a virus or malware? Until now :p Now to enjoy the game :. Performed a full system scan and a root kit scan, both came up clean. Here are the instructions Hawkeye provided to work around this. The Czech security firm corrected the problem within 90 minutes, removing the offending virus definition.
I wonder what triggered it. Discussion of piracy is not allowed on. It's the code library I use to read input from your keyboard, mouse, or joystick. In , a McAfee update caused a false positive of svchost. A steam connectivity issue could cause both problems you ran into. Note that we do not allow non-gaming meme templates as submissions.
That's all fine and dandy until something like this happens exactly. Either way, it's fine now. Hi Lucky 1, I have reported the issue to Avast, but they haven't responded. Courtesy of Grillbar iMort said: I solved the problem in 3 easy steps. Direct links are not allowed, and you must censor identifying information from screenshots like usernames unless it is essential to the post.
Must be on Avast's end and I don't think it is a coincidence this happened right after a definition update. Personally, my shields are off and I am playing Portal 2. Directly messaging individual moderators may result in a temporary ban. They've found and removed things that both Avira and Avast have missed. But since this game is on Steam I suppose it is safe to run it and that it does not do any harm. From other posts I've seen, Civilization 5 is not the only game affected.