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Windows 7: Malwarebytes detected an .msi file as malware, false positive?

21 Aug 2017   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Malwarebytes detected an .msi file as malware, false positive?

Malwarebytes detected the file C:\Windows\Installer\54bba62.msi as a Trojan.Crypt.

I did a google search and found nothing.

Any info or suggestions?

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21 Aug 2017   #2

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64

I would ask Malwarebytes for help about this here:
Im infected - What do I do now? - Malware Removal for Windows - Malwarebytes Forums

Here's the MBAM main forum page if you want to post in a different MBAM sub-forum:
Malwarebytes Forums

They can give you info to submit the file to check for a false-positive, etc.
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21 Aug 2017   #3

win 8 32 bit

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