It appears AVG is flagging MBAM. Certain embedded files that are part of legitimate programs or specialized fix tools such as MBAM, may at times be detected by some anti-virus/anti-malware scanners as a "RiskTool
", "Hacking tool
", "Potentially unwanted tool
", or even "malware (virus/trojan)
" when that is not the case.
Such programs have legitimate uses in contexts where an authorized user or administrator has knowingly installed it. These detections do not necessarily mean the file is malware or a bad program. It means it has the potential
for being misused by others. Anti-virus scanners cannot distinguish between "good" and "malicious" use of such programs, therefore they may alert you or even automatically remove
them. In these cases the detection is a "False Positive
Did you check to see if that privacy_danger folder exists? If you cannot see this folder, then Reconfigure Windows XP to show hidden files, folders
. Double-click on My Computer, go to Tools > Folder Options and click on the View tab. Under Advanced settings > Files and Folders > Hidden Files and Folders
"Show hidden files and Folders
"Hide Protected operating system Files (recommended)
"Hide file extensions for known file types
", and hit Apply > OK. Then Open Windows Explorer, navigate to the location of that folder and delete it if present.