Poser 11 SR7 is available



  • @Miss-B said in Poser 11 SR7 is available:

    @Deecey said in Poser 11 SR7 is available:

    Yeah my bad, I noticed the bell after I hit "Post" and yeah that is something new from what I can see. Have no idea what types of notifications that would entail, though.

    Hmmmm, I wonder if that could be a notification of an SR update. That would certainly make notifying folks of an update faster and easier, as not all users are members here or on other forums where the notification is usually posted.

    That was my thought too.



  • @david_macrae Excellent! Thanks for the info.



  • @Miss-B said in Poser 11 SR7 is available:

    @Deecey said in Poser 11 SR7 is available:

    Yeah my bad, I noticed the bell after I hit "Post" and yeah that is something new from what I can see. Have no idea what types of notifications that would entail, though.

    Hmmmm, I wonder if that could be a notification of an SR update. That would certainly make notifying folks of an update faster and easier, as not all users are members here or on other forums where the notification is usually posted.

    That would be handy.



  • The SR is trying to unpack in protected space. Windows UAC and any decent virus scanner is throwing up warnings and stopping the install unpacking without it having the appropriate privileges. Needs to be fixed and put up for download again.



  • @parkdalegardener Yes that sounds like the issue. I've never had that problem before, so it's something totally new with SR7.



  • @Miss-B Somebody at SM might want to come into this thread and and ease user's minds about this SR. There are complaints about this SR showing up on various graphic forums. Some of the DAZ folks are having a field day telling everyone about how SM is releasing viruses on their unsuspecting customers. The bad PR has started and will only grow till someone in the know makes a statement. Getting everyone interested in a new SR that throws virus warnings out to the unwashed masses is not going to help sell software.



  • Can't edit my post to reflect that I have just re-downloaded the SR to find it hasn't been fixed yet.



  • @parkdalegardener

    It's the weekend, so there probably isn't anyone to rebuild the SR.

    It's just a false Positive, the quickest way to stop the warning is to report it to the anti virus software provider.

    The folks at the Daz forum should chill and look to their own software first before pointing fingers and accusing other companies - I have quite a few reports and posts with Daz and Norton reporting false positives with the Daz Studio software


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    Most, if not all, reports are from Avast!. So it is probably a false positive.
    I have used it for some time now and I do regular scans and nothing has showed up.



  • @wimvdb said in Poser 11 SR7 is available:

    Most, if not all, reports are from Avast!. So it is probably a false positive.
    I have used it for some time now and I do regular scans and nothing has showed up.

    There have been reports listed from AVG too. You're probably right that it's a false positive, but It's nice to know for sure.


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    No issues with Windows10 Home build 1703 and Windows Defender.
    Been using build 11.0.7.33971 it since day 1 it was in beta till now.

    I use PoserPro11 build 33971 on 3 different systems.

    Poser11(standard) build 33971 on a 10" netbook also with Windows10 Home and Defender.

    Must be a "false" warning, as I keep all my systems up to date, lean and clean.

    Main apps are: (after cleaning all the Windows junk files): LOL.

    • PoserPro 11.0.7.33971
    • Blender 2.78c (updated to latest build weekly)
    • Krita (3.2 beta 2 now)
    • Corel Paint Shop Pro X ( ha-ha, a very 32 bit oldie) LOL.
    • cr2editor
    • and CCleaner, (run daily) and that's all

    Even with this minimal app installs, LOL, I tend to forget more then I learn every day. LOL.



  • Yes AVG reports it as a threat. Yes it is a false positive. That is not the point.

    The point is that this installer is borked. There is something in the deployment that was changed from previous SRs. It works fine on a Mac. Reporting it to the AV companies as a false positive does nothing towards SM looking into why this is happening and fixing their installer so that their customers feel comfortable in subverting their system security. No corporate user would feel secure doing that and no IT dept. would allow it either.

    I understand that this is a weekend and nothing will be happening in the offices. I fully expect this to be addressed by SM asap however, and someone should pop in to reassure customers as to this fact.



  • I contacted SM support and received this response "Thank you for contacting Support. That is a Hueristic Warning because the file is modifying the applciation file."



  • @parkdalegardener
    ... maybe AVG has improved its heuristics?



  • @F_Verbaas could be. I get it on my Win7 install as well and that runs AVG. Blocked. Still; it shouldn't be an end user issue to solve and not everyone can shut down their virus scanning. Two different scanners block it which makes it a packaging issue. redphantom's reply from SM shows that. Either way I won't be installing as this user account does not have the rights to shut down a virus scanner.



  • @parkdalegardener The solution is to install all programs outside of the Programs folder that way the AV software won't see them. Of course the downside to that is true viruses will also install outside of programs folder and you will be back in the same boat. Of course companies that have their installs blocked by False Positives sound like they may have grounds for a lawsuit for defamation of character.



  • @parkdalegardener
    No, you are right, but things like this happen, though.
    I take it your AVG is up to date?



  • I updated using Win7 Pro and Comodo Antivirus and have no issues at all.



  • The problem is it is an end user issue. Where I work they have tighten up security so that nothing can be installed into the Programs Folder. Downloaded a firmware update for a project on a piece of AV equipment and the installer failed, because it was trying to write a file into the Programs Folder. Switched users and logged in as a Local Admin and was able to install the file. Same thing with a copy of program updates, unless I am logged in as a Local Admin nothing gets placed into the Programs Folder. Currently people can place and run programs outside the Programs Folder. However, because of all the Malware/Ransomware, I predicate that soon no program will be allowed to run unless it is in the Programs Folder. And the only way to install will be that you have to be logged in as a Local Admin.



  • @richard60 Well if M$ makes it impossible to install outside of Program Files, that'll be the day I switch to Linux, which I've been seriously thinking about in any case. That would just be the final pushed button against my sanity, so to speak.