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Windows 7: Could I Be Infected? Suspicious Error Message From Program


08 May 2014   #1

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 
Could I Be Infected? Suspicious Error Message From Program

So earlier today I heard a song in a Youtube video that I wanted to find the name of so that led me to this software called: Tunatic.

After downloaded the setup file, I ran it but it gave an error: runtime error 216. The setup then closed.

Something about the error message didn't look like. It didn't look real. I googled the error message and found out that is was linked to a virus. Now I'm scared.

I did a quick scan using MalwareBytes and Microsoft Secrutiy Essentials and found nothing. I am currently doing a full scan using MalwareBytes.

Maybe the error message is an actual error but from what I found on Google, I was only able to find it being linked to a virus and nothing else.

So what do you think? Am I just worrying too much? Do you know of another cause for runtime error 216?


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08 May 2014   #2
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Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Sounds like it could be a 'backdoor' Trojan...


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