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Amaxe Divx 1.x problem
Member 28th Dec, 2009 19:39
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I upgraded my Divx player on recommendation from Secunia. It still tells me there is a problem with Divx 1.x (when moused over I see npdivx32.dll as the problem file) Warning is here: http://secunia.com/advisories/33196/

But I've upgraded the program (Divx 7) and the Divx site tells me I have the newest version, yet the warning will not go away.

Is this a false positive or is there something I need to do other than the standard upgrade?

Anthony Wells RE: Divx 1.x problem
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Last edited on 28th Dec, 2009 20:45
Try this thread and the last 4 or 5 posts dating from 14/Dec/2009 :-

http://secunia.com/community/forum/thread/show/173...

Post back (here or there) and let us know how you get on .

Take care
Anthony

PS : As this is your first post , I will give you some basic advice (sorry if you already know) , which may help you explain your problem to us more specifically :-


To help resolve your problem , here are some instructions to help you first of all get the best out of PSI :-

1)use PSI in "advanced" mode ;
2)in the "settings" tab make sure that the box in the first/upper section is NOT ticked in order to have the maximum info available ;
3)tell us in which "tab(s)" your problem programme is located ;
4)in that tab , click on the + in the box at the left end of the programme , the page will expand ;
5)in the expanded page , tell us what is written in the "installation path" ;
6)in the "toolbox" section , lower down , the link "technical details" should confirm the installation path details ;
7)click on the link "open folder" and you will see more details concerning the location of the "problem" .

Posting these details will help the Forum help you , if/when you have a problem .


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Maurice Joyce RE: Divx 1.x problem
Handling Contributor 28th Dec, 2009 20:43
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There must be remnants of the old product on your PC.

FINDING A VULNERABILITY FILE PATH
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To locate the exact file that the Secunia PSI has detected, use or switch to the ADVANCED interface, then :

1 Click on the + sign of the programme to "expand' it.
2 Click on Technical Details in the Toolbox to see the installation path of the detected file. (Copy (CTRL+C) & paste (CTRL+V) the Installation Path of the file back to the Forum if U are unsure what to do next)).


19:42 28/12/2009


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Amaxe RE: Divx 1.x problem
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Thank you. That thread solved my problem. I renamed the dll to .dll_old and that eliminated the threat, and the updated program still works.
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2grnthmbs RE: Divx 1.x problem
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Renaming the dll file worked for me, too. Thanks.
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