1. The product a-squared Anti-Malware is detecting two registry keys belonging to NOD32 AV 4.2.35 as a threat: Trace.Registry.VirusShield2009!A2 2. The detected registry locations are: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\Image File Execution Options\equi.exe HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\Image File Execution Options\ekrn.exe 3. The a-squared Anti-Malware Web site (http://www.emsisoft.com/en/malware/?Trace.Registry.VirusShield2009!A2) provides the following information on the above threat: "Registry traces are known references of Spyware/Adware which are stored in the Windows registry database. Traces may be autorun keys which make Spyware/Adware run automatically on Windows startup. Traces may also be registrations of Spyware/Adware DLL files which are registered to hijack the Windows Explorer or the web browser. Traces cannot be harmful by definition. They are only some kind of helpers to enable Malware to be installed and run on your computer." 4. The scan log is attached.