Author Topic: IceChat 9.10 detects virus/Trojan  (Read 2138 times)

DutchDad

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IceChat 9.10 detects virus/Trojan
« on: April 03, 2016, 06:57:44 AM »
Hello, I'm a new user of IceChat and I already run into a problem (I'm using the latest version, 9.10).
When I try to connect to a server I keep getting the message that my system is infected with a virus or Trojan.
But when I run the 3 different virus scanners I have nothing is detected.
Has anyone else had this problem or am I the only one?

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Re: IceChat 9.10 detects virus/Trojan
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2016, 10:34:28 AM »
Which virus scanner are you using that is detecting this?
I have heard of some virus scanners blocking IRC ports (6667, etc) and usually have a setting to disable this.
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Re: IceChat 9.10 detects virus/Trojan
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2016, 10:42:00 AM »
Hi Snerf, thank you for you reply.
It wasn't my virus scanner that detected the problem but IceChat itself.
The problem seems to have been solved though because I no longer get the error message and I'm able to connect to the server again.

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Re: IceChat 9.10 detects virus/Trojan
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2016, 11:03:31 AM »
IceChat does not report such things.
Next time you see it, please provide a screen shot.
Thanks
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DutchDad

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Re: IceChat 9.10 detects virus/Trojan
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2016, 03:09:39 PM »
Ok I will.

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Re: IceChat 9.10 detects virus/Trojan
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2016, 03:50:21 AM »
Hi Snerf. You asked me to provide a screenshot when I got the virus/Trojan error again.
It happened again today, here's the screenshot:


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Re: IceChat 9.10 detects virus/Trojan
« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2016, 08:16:18 PM »
Thank you for the screen shot.

That is the server reporting that error, not IceChat itself.

Undernet has G Lined you, which is a kill of your connection.

No idea why, as this isn't an IceChat issue, it is an issue with Undernet and it thinks you have a virus.
I would take it up with Undernet.
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Re: IceChat 9.10 detects virus/Trojan
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2016, 12:44:49 AM »
Thanks for your reply.
I will contact Undernet about this and I'll let you know the outcome.

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Re: IceChat 9.10 detects virus/Trojan
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2016, 08:59:54 AM »
I sent an e-mail to Undernet about this error and they said I got it because of the underscores in my nick, it made me look like a drone as they called it.
I was advised to remove the underscores and try again, which I did, and now the problem is solved.  :-)

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Re: IceChat 9.10 detects virus/Trojan
« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2016, 07:18:32 PM »
Wow, that's crazy.
Thank you for the update.
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Re: IceChat 9.10 detects virus/Trojan
« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2016, 12:35:43 AM »
I sent an e-mail to Undernet about this error and they said the Hydromax  because of the underscores in my nick, it made me look like a drone as they called it.
I was advised to remove the underscores and try again, which I did, and now the problem is solved.  :-)

That's so strange, thanks for posting the solution though. I changed my nickname and now it works.
« Last Edit: June 07, 2017, 08:52:39 AM by Snerf »