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Windows 7: AVG Anti-virus False Positive???

22 Apr 2013   #21
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Summerbear5 View Post
What is Microsoft Security Essentials?
Is Microsoft's free Antivirus . I believe it uses the same engine that Windows Defender uses..


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22 Apr 2013   #22
Summerbear5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

ok I am going to download that one and run a scan to see. Thanks.
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22 Apr 2013   #23
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Summerbear5 ,

Every time you restart your PC the sp.sys changes its name ?
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22 Apr 2013   #24
Summerbear5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I don't know if it's everytime I restart. I will check and get back to you. What does that mean if it does? I know in Alcohol 120% there is something in there that every time the computer starts it remounts images or something like that. I have no images currently in the list though.
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22 Apr 2013   #25
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Alcohol 12% and other CD emulators use a driver called sptd.sys . I believe that has something to do with it. If you restart your PC and run the AVG scan one more time the sp.sys file that was found before will be another name. I'd personally remove Alcohol and then run the tool I provided to remove the SPTD.sys file . See what you get when you rerun the AVG scan.
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22 Apr 2013   #26
Summerbear5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

As I said I don't want to uninstall Alcohol 120%. It is a program I use often. I already disabled it with the program Cotton gave me and ran an AVG scan and it was gone. So therefore I'm simply going to add the 2 infections in AVG to the exceptions list.

It's not that I'm having a problem with the infections I just wanted to be sure they were false positive.

Infact AVG I read from the past had a definitions update that did this before. AVG corrected the false positive and all was well.

Thank you for your help though I appreciate all your suggestions...
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22 Apr 2013   #27
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Glad you fixed your issue
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22 Apr 2013   #28
Summerbear5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Microsoft Security Scan Results...


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22 Apr 2013   #29
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Summerbear5

If you want to remove AVG ? Use the removal tool link below

Download tools and utilities | AVG Worldwide

Choose the version you have and download the tool and remove AVG .
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22 Apr 2013   #30
Summerbear5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

no I don't want to remove it, Thank you.
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