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Luiz


Joined: 12 Apr 2006
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Hi,
I run Clamwin under w98. After uptade to .881, freshclam always displays an error message:

ClamAV update process started at Wed Apr 12 00:42:15 2006
ERROR: DNS Resolver: gethostbyname() for dns failed
WARNING: Invalid DNS reply. Falling back to HTTP mode.
main.cvd is up to date (version: 37, sigs: 46700, f-level: 7, builder: ccordes)
ERROR: Can't get information about 69.46.24.178: Host not found
ERROR: No servers could be reached. Giving up
Trying again in 5 secs...
ClamAV update process started at Wed Apr 12 00:42:25 2006
ERROR: DNS Resolver: gethostbyname() for dns failed
WARNING: Invalid DNS reply. Falling back to HTTP mode.
main.cvd is up to date (version: 37, sigs: 46700, f-level: 7, builder: ccordes)
ERROR: Can't get information about 69.46.24.178: Host not found
ERROR: No servers could be reached. Giving up
Giving up on database.clamav.net...
ERROR: Update failed. Your network may be down or none of the mirrors listed in freshclam.conf is working.
ERROR: Update failed. Your network may be down or none of the mirrors listed in freshclam.conf is working.

Any idea?
Luiz
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alch
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Joined: 27 Nov 2005
Posts: 1751
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llok in this thread, there is a link with an update that may solve your problem:
http://forums.clamwin.com/viewtopic.php?t=231
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alch
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The temporary solution for Windows 98 users experiecing database updates issue the solution is here:

http://files.clamwin.com/feshclam-0.88.1.1.zip

Unzip the archive contents into "C:\Program files\ClamWin\bin" overwriting existing files.
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Luiz


Joined: 12 Apr 2006
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Hi Alch
Tanks about your support. Now freshclam works great.

Cheers
Luiz
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