View Full Version : Avg Antivirus False Positive?
04-09-2008, 01:40 PM
Just signed up for this Forum. Downloaded Computer Repair Utility Kit.
Everything looking good till this morning and AVG Antivirus is flagging the Computer repair Utility Kit software/files as Trojan Horse "trojan PSW.Generic6.DNL" Any one else seeing this?
Is it real or a false positive?
Any help would be appreciated?
04-09-2008, 02:14 PM
There are no viruses in that kit..... Trend micro deletes half of what's on my memory stick if I don't disable it brfore plugging the stick in and that has similar apps on it..
It may be the keychanger that's causing the trouble.
Nothing to worry about :cool:
04-09-2008, 07:04 PM
We have been over this before I believe magicjellybean is flagged as a virus but it aint.
04-10-2008, 11:35 PM
blues hit the sweet spot. Thats exactly the problem.
08-14-2008, 08:35 AM
Find target file and check it with Clamwin, I get a lot of false positives with AVG, still a great prog for the price!
09-29-2008, 08:06 PM
To keep AVG from deleting files from your Utility Kit, add an exception to your AVG Resident Shield. This will keep an entire folder 'hidden' from AVG scans.
----> Advanced Settings
--------> Resident Shield
09-29-2008, 08:20 PM
I switched to Avast after all of the false positives I was getting on my own machine when AVG 8 came out. No problems since, though if you go with Avast I recommend registering the free version right away - I've heard of big system slowdowns and other problems once the registration reminders start showing up.
09-30-2008, 12:50 AM
Avast and AVG give the most false positives of any av programs I have seen. I have been installing Clamwin on customers PCs. I use Kaspersky on my personal systems. I also don't like that Avast and AVG will at times delete files off of my flash drive without giving me options.
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