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#1 simpson_miller

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Posted 08 February 2011 - 08:31 AM

Can anyone help me with the information on this file ezpinst.exe? Is it a legitimate one?
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Posted 08 February 2011 - 11:36 AM

Description of ezpinst.exe

Determining whether a file is malware or a legitimate process usually depends on the location (path) it is running from. One of the ways that malware tries to hide is to give itself the same name as a legitimate or critical system file. However, it then places itself in a different location (folder) than where the legitimate file resides and runs from there. Another technique is for the process to alter the registry and add itself as a Startup program or service so that it can run automatically each time the computer is booted. A file's properties may give a clue to identifying it. Right-click on the file, choose Properties and examine the General and Version tabs.

Anytime you come across a suspicious file for which you cannot find any information about, the file has a legitimate name but is not located where it is supposed to be, or you want a second opinion, submit it to one of the following online services that analyzes suspicious files:In the "File to upload & scan" box, browse to the location of the suspicious file and submit (upload) it for scanning/analysis.
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Posted 08 February 2011 - 11:45 AM

This is an unofficial response and the advice given is mine, not that of bleepingcomputer.com or it's representatives...


Sounds legit to me.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/filedb/ezpinst.exe-40120.html


If you are still unsure, (and you should be, because you don't know me) you can upload the file to:
"http://www.virustotal.com" and have it scanned by more than 40 of the best known antivirus/antimalware engines on the planet.

That's what I would do. :thumbup2:

Just my personal opinion,

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oops, Sorry BJ
We must have been posting at the same time.
My Bad (and I gracefully step aside)

Edited by ATGUNWAT, 08 February 2011 - 11:48 AM.


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Posted 09 February 2011 - 04:41 AM

Thank you team.
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Posted 09 February 2011 - 12:36 PM

You're welcome.
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