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#1 RknRusty

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Posted 29 June 2010 - 06:22 AM

C:\Windows\System32\OEM\vcredist_x86_SP1.exe

MBam calls it an adware.dropper.  It looks like it's been there since the OS was loaded.  I'm thinking it's a false positive.

Any thoughts on this?

This is Windows 7 Home Premium 32.




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Posted 29 June 2010 - 07:09 AM

Sounds like a false positive, seems to be part of the Visual C++ Redistributable package from Microsoft.

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Posted 29 June 2010 - 07:39 AM

I think I'll just leave it alone for now.

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Posted 29 June 2010 - 02:31 PM

Everybody else agree with this?

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Posted 29 June 2010 - 02:52 PM

I definitely do. I have never seen a more obvious false positive in my life actually.

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Posted 29 June 2010 - 03:06 PM

I would not leave it alone. You can never be too sure.

I would suggest you scan the file online using a multitude of AV applications try http://virusscan.jotti.org/en-gb and submit the file for checking.
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Posted 29 June 2010 - 05:42 PM

Good idea. I'll submit it to some of my favorite malware sites.
Thanks for the replies.

EDIT: Nevermind, I found it. It's part of the OS.

Edited by RknRusty, 29 June 2010 - 05:50 PM.


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Posted 17 July 2010 - 03:14 PM

That's always good.

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