March 31st, 2005

Anti-virus/.NET apps

Link of the day:
McAfee KB38717

Basically, if you use the latest version of their software, and enable buffer overrun protection, it will break applications that use the .NET framework (e.g. programs written in VB.NET or C#). In particular, you get message boxes with blank messages/buttons, and list boxes that contain blank items. We wasted several hours today trying to figure out the problem before we tracked it down to that...

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