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Star Trek Online Forum » General Discussion » Bit of advice please

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Apprentice Member

Joined: 9/27/10
Posts: 1472

OP  1/19/13 4:45:09 PM#1
thought i would take another look at star trek i logged in and went to d/load the client only to be told by my anivirus that what i was downloading was a virus along with the game..i have mcafee..anyone else had this problem..if so what did you do?i know its highly unlikely there will be a virus but it just seemed strange to get that on screen

Elite Member

Joined: 5/12/10
Posts: 2670

1/19/13 5:17:19 PM#2
I don't use McAfee, did it happened right at the start? Just a wild guess, Cryptic uses Pando for both STO and CO, and a few antivirus prog don't like that (with a reason I might add, Pando s*cks :) )  There's the game client up there as well, you can download it directly via torrent or steam, etc.

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Joined: 7/02/08
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1/19/13 5:53:55 PM#3

I don't have McAfee (and downloaded through Steam), so didn't experience the problem, but what Po_gg said is likely correct.  From this thread, it looks like some others have had it come up too:

I doubt it's a virus, just the AV reacting to the download as if it were.

Hell hath no fury like an MMORPG player scorned.


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Joined: 8/02/11
Posts: 13

1/19/13 6:03:33 PM#4

on top of that, McAfee is terrible.  One of the worst on the market right now.

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Joined: 8/08/09
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Not Safe For Woona (NSFW)

1/19/13 6:54:23 PM#5

Yeah, ditch McAfee, it's almost as bad as Norton.

For me, Microsoft Security Essentials does everything I need it to, and it's free.