[clamav-win32] Problems upgrading to .0.92

Paul Whelan Paul+cv at blakecomp.co.uk
Fri Feb 1 12:47:15 CET 2008


On 31 Jan 2008 at 14:11, Brian Fluet wrote:

> The file pthreadVC2.dll was in c:\clamav\bin.  Are you saying I should replace 
> the file installed by the installer with the one from the FTP site?
> 

[and earlier]

> > > I just attempted to upgrade to 0.92 on a XP Pro box but attempts to run
> > > both freshclam and clamd result in a dialog box that says something to the
> > > effect of application can't run because of application configuration
> > > problem.
> > >
> > > Steps taken so far:
> > > -uninstalled 0.91-2
> > > -deleted residual \clamav folder
> > > -restarted
> > > -installed 0.92 using installer
> > > -received error on attempt to run freshclam
> > > -restarted
> > > -error remained
> > > -checked and modified .conf files to match settings of the .91-2 files
> > > -error remains
> > >
> > > I find it interesting that the clamav-092.exe file is only 620KB in size
> > > compared to the previous clamav-091-2.exe file which weighed in at 2.74MB.
> > > I redownloaded clamav-092.exe before starting to be sure I had the whole
> > > file.  Should I not have uninstalled 0.91?
> > >
> > > Any suggestions would be appreciated.

It seems you may be using tBB's binaries which need the MS VC++ runtime libraries, 
although without the exact error message I can't be certain.

If this is so, the extra package is available from the same site, or direct from 
Microsoft.

HTH, paul



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