ClamXav Anti-Virus Updated to 2.8.7


The ClamXav Anti-Virus software has been updated.  The latest update to the software includes a number of improvements to the software related to backups and recovery as well as being updated for Apple’s latest operating system, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitain.

Version 2.8.7 includes the following changes:

  • Improved recognition of Time Capsule data volume
  • Improved recognition of Recovery HD
  • Added ability to reorder the items in the source list
  • Fixed ClamXav Sentry crash on OS X 10.6 when using Screenshot Plus dashboard widget
  • Temporary fix for today plugin on OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • Fixed incompatibility with using shift key to reset preferences and cmd-shift-S to start scan from Finder
  • Fixed bug where you could add the same item to the source list multiple times
It has also been noted by the maker of ClamXav, Canimann Software Ltd., that the app is no longer available in the Mac App store.
For more information about ClamXav, check out the Canimann Software Ltd. ClamXav website at:


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A.P.P.L.E. Chairman of the Board and Club president -- Bill worked for the founder, Val J. Golding and A.P.P.L.E. from 1981 to 1982. In 1999, he began archiving the materials which were distributed and sold by A.P.P.L.E.. That project led to the group that remained of A.P.P.L.E. Bill was involved in the financial industry in Tokyo and has over 20 major office infrastructure projects to his name. In March 2001, he retired to write books and to spend more time pursuing personal interests. As the president of the users group, Bill is in charge of distribution of Call-A.P.P.L.E. magazine as well as the organization of this web site. Bill currently resides in Tokyo, Japan and Shelton, Wa splitting time between the places.