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#261403 - 24/09/17 07:44 AM Upgrading MIRC with Chrome
JohnnyApp Offline
Bowl of petunias

Registered: 24/09/17
Posts: 2
Hi, Folks

I don't recall getting a warning that this program will damage your computer when executing an update download from MIRC with Chrome. Is this normal and safe?

thanks, Johnny

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#261404 - 24/09/17 08:57 AM Re: Upgrading MIRC with Chrome [Re: JohnnyApp]
Khaled Offline


Planetary brain

Registered: 04/12/02
Posts: 3906
Loc: London, UK
I have just downloaded Chrome and was able to download and run mIRC through it without any issues.

The most common reason for this type of message is anti-virus software that incorrectly thinks that mIRC is a trojan/virus, perhaps because they have not updated their signatures database. This is called a false-positive. You would very likely need to add an exception for mIRC in your anti-virus software and if that does not work, report it to the anti-virus company so that they can tell you how to resolve the issue.

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