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history.exe is this a virus?


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#1 nathanlukewong

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Posted 24 March 2009 - 09:39 AM

Hey all,
Im new around here, but I was wondering if anyone could tell me if history.exe is a virus?
Will sometimes randomly pop up (see screenshot) https://ssl-proxy-updated.herokuapp.com/e47496805e05dbc5a90f043d33edf047a2283534/687474703a2f2f7777772e6e617468616e6c756b65776f6e672e636f6d2f686973746f72792e6a7067/
I was using Norton 09 but it would only scan 8000 files before it said scan complete and that no viruses where found. I unistalled Norton as it was not working properly [not scanning whole computer] I tried a copy of TrendMicro and it also said no virus found. Now trying AVG free. Even though no virus is found, I find it confusing that this program will sometimes open
Any advice would be great
Cheers
Nathan

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Update: Same thing happens when running host.exe

Edited by nathanlukewong, 24 March 2009 - 10:29 AM.


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#2 garmanma

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Posted 25 March 2009 - 09:44 PM

Try submitting the file C:\windows\system32\history.exe for a Jotti scan, here:
http://virusscan.jotti.org/
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