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Windows 7: MSE detects a threat in Avast folder!

26 Aug 2011   #11
gautam7

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

i also stand with everybody here that is never run two AV simultaneously. One more thing windows add remove known to keep leftover of ununstalled software and AV's go very deep to the OS so when uninstalling AV always follow the guideline given by the vendor how to remove them properly because only they know how to remove them properly don't even use 3rd party uninstaller like revo to uninstall AV.

Removal instraction for MSE
How to manually uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0.1963 if you cannot uninstall it by using the Add or Remove Programs item

Removal instraction for Avast
avast! Uninstall Utility


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26 Aug 2011   #12
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

kimouette in the screenie of the MSE error, that hacktool keygen is something used to by pass the normal registration of a software product. Where ever it came from likely came a bot or trojan as well. not saying you are dishonest, but warez and hack sites are well know for drive-by downloads.
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26 Aug 2011   #13
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

@ kimouette, download CKScanner by askey127 from HERE
Important - Save it to your desktop.
Right click CKScanner.exe to run as Administrator, and click Search For Files.
After a very short time, when the cursor hourglass disappears, click "Save List To File".
A message box will verify the file saved.
Double-click the CKFiles.txt icon on your desktop and copy/paste the contents in your next reply.
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