[Newbies] system modification attempt (antivirus message)

Alex Rice alex at mindlube.com
Wed Aug 29 05:30:23 UTC 2007

Hi, i have noticed that when running Squeak.exe or any other
Squeak-based  apps like Scratch, Sophie, etc. all get trapped by my
F-Secure Antivirus for "system modification attempt" when first
running the .exe on Windows XP.

After being whitelisted, the .exe launches fine. Presumably the app is
exec() ing another process, or doing something related to .exe which
the AV software considers suspicious.  It is something that might be
nice to fix on the Windows platform. I have not looked at the Squeak
source to see where this is occurring though.

Alex Rice

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