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#1 Naturenutt

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 10:06 AM

When I use the boot scan I get alot of {zip archive is corrupted} and {CAB archive is corrupted} files. most of these are from a game that I have deleted a long time ago,I`ve used different scans hoping something would clean it up, but no results :( can anyone help please?



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Posted 17 April 2013 - 08:00 AM

It is not unusual for an anti-virus or anti-malware scanner to having problems with or be suspicious of compressed, archived, .cab, .rar, .jar, .iso, and packed files because they have difficulty reading what is inside them. These kind of files often trigger alerts by security software using heuristic detection because they are resistant to scanning (difficult to read). This resistance may also result in some scanners to stall (hang) on these particular types of files or just ignore (skip) them. Certain files in the System Volume Information Folder like the Tracking.log (created by the Distributed Link Tracking Service to store maintenance information) have also been reported as a source causing some scanners to hang.
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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:35 AM

Is it anything I need to worry about or do I just ignore it whenever I do boot-time scans? Thanks for your imput :thumbup2:



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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:40 AM

If you recognize most of them as related to an old game you previously used and removed...you could ignore or just get rid of the files so they are not subject to the scan anymore.
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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:47 AM

I can`t seem to find the files anywhere unless I`m not looking in the right place..... thanks again!






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