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Re: mcshield.exe hangs update installation
- From: "Larry Hall (Cygwin)" <reply-to-list-only-lh at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2007 19:17:56 -0400
- Subject: Re: mcshield.exe hangs update installation
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
I've got the version 1.5.23 of cygwin (downloaded from
http://linux.rz.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/download/cygwin ) and I'm trying to
update my installation. The older setup executable (setup.exe) that I
have recommends that I download a new version if I have trouble
installing -- which happens to be the case. The installer stops running
after a few seconds and appears to hang (no page faults), while
mcshield.exe takes 100% of the CPU.
So I download the new setup.exe, and I try running it, but again
mcshield.exe seizes the CPU :(
I've searched the net and found what looks like a workaround (here
http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2000-04/msg00657.html) but I would like
to know if there is a better solution.
The best solution would be to uninstall McAfee (I'm serious!) But if you
don't want to do that, try disabling real-time scanning. That should
help. If it doesn't, I'd recommend speaking with your friendly anti-virus
software vendor. ;-)
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
RFK Partners, Inc. (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
216 Dalton Rd. (508) 893-9889 - FAX
Holliston, MA 01746
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