revanmj posted on Aug 08, 2020 2:12:24 AM - Report post
Just a heads up - it seems that recent update of ESET messes with the CH trainers until they are excluded - all options randomly deactivate within minutes or seconds from activation.
I initially thought that my problems were specific to the game (Mafia III Definitive Edition), but after same issues showed up on Horizon Zero Dawn I started digging and excluding trainer in ESET fixed the problem.
I hope this will save you from wasting points on requesting trainer update
PWizard posted on Aug 08, 2020 7:14:03 AM - Report post
I would contact ESET and ask that they remove these false positives from their database or they will be losing you as a customer.
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I've had almost no problems with ESET. But that's dependent on my keeping up with the Exclusions. If I keep them current with all the games I'm playing I have no problems. Excluding just a folder wasn't always working so I started excluding each trainer and it's been fine since then. If I forget, ESET can be a pain in the rear. Since that would be on me, I'm ok with that.
[Edited by Jaks, 8/15/2020 2:28:10 PM]
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revanmj posted on Aug 15, 2020 2:20:10 PM - Report post
It turns out it wasn't ESET. It was aText (software for automating text replacement).
During that previous troubleshooting, I disabled shortcut for disabling all cheats at once (by clearing field for it).
Recently problem came back, but instead of randomly disabling trainer, now there is only "Hotkeys muted/unmuted" message. Closing aText gets rid of it.
Is there any sample app that I could point aText developers to so they can check what triggers this?
revanmj posted on Aug 17, 2020 2:03:12 AM - Report post
I have an update - together with developers of aText we've figured out what was the problem. Quote from them:
In a recent update, aText sends a "none / zero" to detect if aText is suspended by the system. Usually applications should ignore this "none / zero" key because it has no meaning.
They provided me with a special version of aText that has option to disable this and once I did it, problem was solved with aText still running (second I re-enabled it, problem came back).
I have disabled all keyboard shortcuts for disabling cheats or muting keys, yet this still triggered this "Keys muted/unmuted" message. So there may be some bug, making CH trainers react to this "none / zero" key even though keyboard shortcut for this option was removed from settings.