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Mitesh

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Ok basically I have just finished installing a fresh new copy of XP and all my software etc all setup just how I like it. This includes ATI theme manager with the Invader theme (Alienware). All was going fine. I then decided having seen on the net that I preferred the newer alienware icon for the hard drive. So I located the icons and went about finding out how to replace the icon with my one. First I read that I should create a autorun.inf file in C drive and simply tell the autorun file where the icon's location was and place it in C drive. This didnt work as Avira was blocking due to its autorun blocking feature. so I disabled autorun blocking in Avira and continued. I copy and pasted the old autorun to desktop as a backup and placed my one in it. Restarted. No icon. Great so I youtube'd it. This one decided that its great to edit the registry and create new keys in 'driveicons' - the new keys being for C drive and my other hard drives. So I did that and followed the instructions and hey presto it worked without having to reboot. Ok now I decided I preferred the older version so I removed the registry keys and re-applied the Invader theme and restarted. And now every second avira is popping up telling m that Autorun has been blocked for my security ('C:\autorun.inf'). Clearly there is no virus as the icons were clean and all I did was change the icons and then restore the original autorun. I do not want to disable avira's autorun feature as it is a security measure I feel is useful so does anyone have any ideas how to stop it from doing this and what the cause is?

Thanks in advance :)
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rockmilk

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avira is garbage in my opion i bet it fails this test http://www.spycar.org
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makai

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Hello,
Do a System Restore to before you started messing with the icons.

By the way, I've been using Avira for ages. I've had no problems with it at all.
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