Microsoft Anti-Virus Err Msg: File <Filename> Was Changed (97808)

The information in this article applies to:
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.0
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.2
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.21
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.22

This article was previously published under Q97808


You may receive the following message when you run Microsoft Anti-Virus:

File <filename> was changed


This message occurs if either of the following conditions exist:
    You upgraded from a beta version of MS-DOS Upgrade to a later or final version.

    You ran Central Point Anti-Virus before upgrading to MS-DOS 6.x and Microsoft Anti-Virus.


To work around this problem, do the following:
    Delete the CHKLIST.MS or CHKLIST.CPS file from the DOS directory.
    Run Microsoft Anti-Virus (MSAV.EXE) or Microsoft Anti-Virus for Windows (MWAV.EXE).
    Delete all CHECKSUM files. If you are running the MS-DOS-based version, press the F7 key. If you are running the Windows-based version, choose Delete CHKLIST Files from the Scan menu.
    Scan your drive(s) to create new CHECKSUM files.

Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 2/20/2002
Keywords: KB97808