Where did you download ComboFix from? The official site for downloading ComboFix
is provided in the authorized Guide and tutorial on How to use ComboFix
which redirects here
There are a number of unofficial sites
which host various unauthorized versions
of ComboFix (many of which are outdated) or imitations which claim to be ComboFix but redirect to downloading questionable software instead. For example, ComboFix.org and ComboFixdownload.com offer unauthorized versions
but are not affiliated with the legitimate tool created by sUBs.
If you did attempt to download ComboFix from the official site be aware that Bleeping Computer's hosted programs for download
. However, depending on the product, some anti-virus software and other security scanners may flag certain programs as a threat for a variety of reasons when that is not the case. In these instances the detection or blocking by Hitman Pro.alert in your case was a "false positive
". You can temporarily disable it until you download and run the tool.