** Virus-Malware Scan Results from Windows 8 x64 **

Discussion in 'Application Software' started by Dos_Probie, Feb 13, 2014.

  1. Dos_Probie

    Dos_Probie MDL Senior Member

    Jul 18, 2012
  2. Ming_the_Merciless

    Ming_the_Merciless MDL Member

    Feb 7, 2014
    Are you questioning the results of the virus scan? They appear real to me and IMHO you should take steps to clean up your machine. Get something like Hiren's Boot CD, which has a number of virus scanners and run two or three different anti-virus scans to verify results. "Guilty until proven innocent" is how I treat any results on my OS.
  3. Dark Knight

    Dark Knight MDL Senior Member

    Jul 14, 2013
    My advice would be to scan with a notable antivirus and antimalware program, I used HerdProtect when it first came out also and it gave me a bunch of false positives.

    I bet if you scanned with Malwarebytes or Emsisoft Antimalware your results would be completely different, ALTHOUGH I will say that even Eset Smart Security or Nod32 will pick up Trend Micro's Housecall as a positive and like you said Nirsoft always takes a hit it really does not matter what you scan it with. I usually put Nirsoft in the excluded from scanning category of my antivirus / antimalware scanners.
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  4. BigW

    BigW MDL Member

    Apr 25, 2010
    Well this is no false positive! :worthy: