SETVER.EXE Immunized with Central Point Anti-Virus Causes Hang (73450)

The information in this article applies to:
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 5.0

This article was previously published under Q73450


Using the Central Point Anti-Virus (CPAV) software immunization program on SETVER.EXE causes the computer to hang when SETVER is loaded into memory. If you encounter this problem, you should boot from floppy disks and remove the immunization from SETVER.EXE.


CPAV executable files dated 3/28/91 or earlier should be executed using the LOADFIX command. To execute a file using LOADFIX, enter the following command:

loadfix [drive:][path]filename[program-parameters]

The product included here, Central Point Anti-Virus, is manufactured by vendors independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this product's performance or reliability.


"Microsoft MS-DOS Getting Started," version 5.0, page 41

Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 11/23/1999
Keywords: KB73450