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Windows 7: Windows Update brings virus on PC???

04 Nov 2009   #1
limneos

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 
Windows Update brings virus on PC???

Hi all..

After a recent update, I found that 3 of my PCs running Windows 7 had Avira reporting a virus ( C:\Users\User\Appdata\Roaming\Microsoft\cmd.exe)

One of them , I also caught it being reported WHILE the update was being installed.

isn't this weird??


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04 Nov 2009   #2
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

I'd run some online scanners to see if they agreed and I would look at Avira forums to see if this might be a false positive.
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04 Nov 2009   #3
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

C:\Users\User\Appdata\Roaming\Microsoft\cmd.exe is not the real Command Line...if it was it would be in System32.
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04 Nov 2009   #4
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

That must have existed from some other sources.
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04 Nov 2009   #5
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Did you run a 'shell' command as listed here?
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