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#1 Lion Turtle

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Posted 04 June 2010 - 01:06 AM

First of all i am running windows 7 x64 pro.

I got a warning on the little flag icon in the icon tray. as it would normaly do. when it wants to tell me something.

when i look at what the warning is this is what i saw: http://img710.imageshack.us/gal.php?g=captureas.png

I dont know if this is a legit message from windows of a fake one "rouge ware"?

anyway i have done a full scan with avast and found nothing.

What should i do? could it be a root kit even tho im on win7x64? whats a good root kit scanner compadible with x64 win7?

Any help would be awesome.

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Posted 04 June 2010 - 06:48 AM

Most anti-rootkit scanners (ARKs) do not work on 64-bit systems. Why? 64-bit drivers need to be digitally signed. Due to the architecture in 64-bit windows, rootkits are not seen as often in 64-bit machines so they are less prone to that type of infection. As such, it doesn't really matter if ARKs do not run on 64-bit since that OS is more secure than a 32-bit system. However, Sophos Anti-rootkit supports 64-bit platforms.

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  • Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
    For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.
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