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#1 waltcs

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Posted 25 November 2011 - 04:03 PM

I have an Acer Netbook running Windows XP Service Pack 3 with with Norton Security

While surfing the web using the latest version of Chrome, Norton Security notified me that ChromeRecovery.exe was downloaded and found to be a "safe file". At the time of this notification I was not in the process of downloading any files. The notification window also indicated that this was an "unknown" type of file, etc.

I saved the notification to the ClipBoard and then conducted a thorough search for the file, with negative results.

I then updated the latest definitions of Malwarebytes and ran a complete scan in safe mode with no network connection. The results were, again, negative.

I then did another complete search for the file in safe mode with negative results.

After getting back on the internet, I searched google, this site and Norton's website for any information on this file, again with negative results.

Does anyone have any idea what this file consists of? Have I unwittingly infected my computer with some sort malware? If so, how do I get rid of it?

Thanking you in advance. Any responses will be appreciated.

Edited by Orange Blossom, 25 November 2011 - 04:22 PM.
Moved to Webbrowsing from XP forum. ~ OB


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#2 hamluis

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Posted 25 November 2011 - 04:31 PM

FWIW: http://www.itsamples.com/google-chrome-password-recovery.html

That program seems to require manual install.

If you suspect infection...you should have this topic moved (by me) to a forum devoted to malware.

Louis

Edited by hamluis, 25 November 2011 - 04:32 PM.


#3 waltcs

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Posted 30 November 2011 - 01:40 PM

Hi Louis,

Yes, I do think the topic should be moved to malware. My security suite keeps notifying me that it's on my computer in a TEMP file but all my efforts to remove it have failed.

Thanks for your assistance.

Walt




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