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Avg False Positive?


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#1 Herk

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Posted 14 October 2007 - 09:41 AM

This morning, two computers in house suddenly decided that the wkcalrem.exe file in Microsoft Works 2000 was infected. I can think of no way that particular file is likely to be infected and it's too much coincidence that two un-networked computers just happened to pick it up at the same time. Anybody else got it?

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Posted 14 October 2007 - 10:44 AM

I have always known the file that you mention to be part of works, the startup database here lists it as clean, however I always like to scan files like that at Jotti or virustotal before I tell the Antivirus to ignore it. I think that you have a false positive, I just like to be safe.
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Posted 15 October 2007 - 09:19 AM

Does sound like an FP. Post back with the jotti results which will probably confirm the file is ok.

If that is the case, then you should report it toAVG Tech Support so they can investigate and follow up to correct.
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