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Rainmeter issue with ESET NOD32

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Rainmeter issue with ESET NOD32

Post by jsmorley »

There is a known issue with the ESET NOD32 Antivirus software getting into a "loop" while examining ongoing Rainmeter processes and causing Rainmeter to be unresponsive.

If Rainmeter loads, but does not display skins and the Windows System Tray / Notification Area icon is unresponsive, then this is almost certainly the issue.

To fix it:

In NOD32, add an "exception" for the following folders:

Windows XP: C:\Program Files\Rainmeter
Windows Vista & Win7: C:\Program Files\Rainmeter

Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\YourName\Application Data\Rainmeter
Windows Vista & Win7: C:\Users\YourName\Appdata\Roaming\Rainmeter

Restart Rainmeter and it should work fine.

If you are unsure how to do this in ESET NOD32, go here:

http://kb.eset.com/esetkb/index?page=content&id=SOLN2153&actp=search&viewlocale=en_US&searchid=1270568024495