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Posted 01 August 2007 - 01:56 PM
Potentially unwanted tool: Application/NirCmd.A
I cannot find anything on this, but it never found it before.... If someone could please reply ASAP, because i think it may be harmfull if left uncured or remaining on my computer.
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Posted 01 August 2007 - 02:01 PM
There are certain programs or utilities that may use it. We would have to know the location on your hard drive to find out why it is being found.
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Posted 01 August 2007 - 03:43 PM
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Posted 02 August 2007 - 11:49 AM
Yeah i used Combofix last week maybe it was that.
Edited by Roadblock, 02 August 2007 - 11:52 AM.
Posted 02 August 2007 - 02:23 PM
Certain files that are part of the combofix tool such as nircmd.exe may at times be detected by some anti-virus as a "RiskTool", "Hacking tool, "Potentially unwanted tool" or even "Spyware-Adware". Anti-virus programs cannot distinguish between "good" and "malicious" use of such programs, therefore they may alert the user or even remove them.
Such programs may have legitimate uses in contexts where an authorized user or administrator has knowingly installed it. Potentially unwanted does not necessarily mean the file is malware or a bad program. It means it has the potential for being misused by others.
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