Bug 25410 - Avast Antivirus Conflicts with Xamarin
Summary: Avast Antivirus Conflicts with Xamarin
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal major
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-12-15 19:08 UTC by Nick
Modified: 2016-12-22 21:31 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Nick 2014-12-15 19:08:09 UTC
"I'm presently using Avast Anti-virus, which constantly removes emulator.exe from my Android SDK folder and
usually removes the link to the SDK from Xamarin studio. I constantly always have to uninstall the andriod sdk and reinstall to fix this problem." 

Associated Desk Case: https://xamarin.desk.com/agent/case/110368
Comment 1 Sunil Kumar 2015-01-20 12:13:39 UTC
I have tried to reproduce this issue but not able to reproduce. I am using Avast Anti-virus on my machine. I observed that emulator.exe is present in Android-sdk-> Tools folder.

I also opened the XS and observed the SDK link, It also getting appear.

Screencast: http://www.screencast.com/t/gjKEpXjjana

Please let me know if I have to follow any other steps to reproduce this issue.

Also if possible, could you please provide Ide log.
For XS Ide log, Location: XS-> Help-> Open Log Directory-> Ide.*log ( With latest time stamp).

Environment info:
Windows 8.1 64-bit
XVS 3.9.236
Comment 2 Jose Gallardo 2016-12-22 21:31:08 UTC
Resolving it as NoResponse.
Please feel free to reopen it if needed.