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Gramps 5.1.5 - Avast antivirus detects threat in libgio-2.0-0.dll

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Gramps 5.1.5 - Avast antivirus detects threat in libgio-2.0-0.dll

I use Gramps portable on Windows 11
New version (5.1.5) installed correctly.
But at first run Avast Antivirus software warns that libgio-2.0-0.dll contains threat "IDP:Generic".
I add an exception to Avast and it's ok.
Then Gramps runs correctly (but I didn't check many features).

I reported a bug to Gramps -> see
I add a screnshot there with the avast detail report.

Gramps support answer is that the bug should be fixed by PortableApps.
Thank for your great job.

John T. Haller
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Clean file, Avast issue

This file is unchanged in 4 years and exists in both Gramps and Gramps Portable. The issue is with Avast, though. This is a false positive. You can verify it with VirusTotal, which scans a file in 70+ antivirus engines:

It shows as a 'generic' error because Avast is guessing that it could be bad based on its heuristic engine. You'll need to let Avast know about their error.

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