Any reason not to be confident about this file?

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by eyes-open, Aug 16, 2007.

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  1. eyes-open

    eyes-open Registered Member

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    Godson wants this screensaver - have been asked to check it out.

    It's the System 47 screensaver for Windows from me.com:-
    click me to go to page

    Virustotal gives it a clean bill of health. Seems to have a good reputation. Still as it's a feelgood app. rather than a productivity one, I'd appreciate any additional information before giving him the thumbs up.

    Additional info @ time of check:-
    File size: 1409409 bytes
    MD5: e208407d269a652d8590359333fde0ab
    SHA1: 766ef0975937d1c224841f8d70b6e62dca929246
    packers: ASPACK, BINARYRES, BINARYRES
    packers: Aspack

    Tks
     
  2. WSFuser

    WSFuser Registered Member

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    Well SiteAdvisor marks it as green; its probably safe to download.
     
  3. eyes-open

    eyes-open Registered Member

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    Appreciate the input WSFuser, many tks :thumb:

    Anyone else able to offer an insight into this file - either positive or negative ?
     
  4. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,
    If there's doubt, there's no doubt.
    You have a feeling it might be not ok - don't run it.
    Mrk
     
  5. eniqmah

    eniqmah Registered Member

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    Tested it on VM. It's clean.
     
  6. QuestionX

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    Down loaded.. checked..so far so good..has sounds also..
     
  7. eyes-open

    eyes-open Registered Member

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    Cheers all, grateful for the feedback :)

    Just waiting for one more piece of information.

    @Mrk - sound advice of course. I have no reason to think there is anything wrong with the file, site, or it's creator. Overwhelmingly the information available suggests the download is clean and the screensaver well received. I'm just taking that bit of extra care - no point him asking me if I can't say I've done that.

    SiteAdvisor is a version behind, but gives an insight into the limited nature of the install. I also came across what appears to have been positive, if dated, mention from Chris Pirillo on Lockergnome. There are no reports anyware about the file being destructive. Just someone concerned that there may have been infected by a 3rd party site which hosted this file amongst many others.

    I think I'll end up going the same route as 'eniqmah' and running it in an image of mine for a few days just to see how the install goes and if it's doing anything it shouldn't.

    Tks
     
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