2620677 - Crystal Reports download triggers virus warnings

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2620677 - Crystal Reports download triggers virus warnings

Symptom

  • "False-Positive" warning
  • Virus warning on attempt to download Crystal Reports from SAP website

Environment

  • Windows OS
  • AntiVirus software

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Click on the SAP link to download SAP Crystal Reports
  2. It fails with a Warning or Blocked message

Cause

  • There are several virus scanners on the market that are prone to issuing incorrect virus messages, that is "false positives".

Resolution

  • To ensure that our customers have the best protection from viruses, we use several well-known virus scanners (including McAfee and Symantec) to check volumes before they are delivered.
    Daily updates of virus definitions ensure that the virus scanners are current. 

See Also

837594

Keywords

KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , BI-BIP-INS , Enterprise (BI platform) installation, upgrade, patching , Problem

Product

SAP Crystal Reports 2016