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Printconfig.dll Warning from AVG


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#1 TDRare

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Posted 02 October 2014 - 06:57 AM

Today after my weekly AVG scan completed AVG produced the following warning:

 

Suspected malware by identity in file C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\SPOOL\DRIVERS\X64\3\OLD\1\PRINTCONFIG.DLL, rated as a Medium threat.  Removal failed.

 

I haven't yet noticed any issues with my system, just concerned regarding the warning.

 

Completed a Malwarebytes scan with no infection reported.

 

System Info:

 

HP Pavilion e-084ca   AMD A10-5750M   8GB Ram   1 TB HD

Windows 8.1 (updates current)

 

Thanks in advance for any help or suggestions.


Edited by TDRare, 02 October 2014 - 12:36 PM.


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Posted 02 October 2014 - 06:08 PM

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Possibly false positive.

 

Upload file in question here: https://www.virustotal.com/ for security check.


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Posted 02 October 2014 - 09:17 PM

OK. Uploaded and scanned file at Virustotal.com.  0/53 detections - all green check marks.  Does this indicate the file is safe, i.e.false positive?

 

Btw, thanks for the assistance Broni.






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