avast dected virus( Win32:Adloader-AC [trj] ) in hiberfil.sys

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  1. mack_guy911

    mack_guy911 Registered Member

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    hello i scan my pc from linux avast it dected hiberfil.sys as Win32:Adloader-AC [trj] is it false positive or real virus
     
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    Hiberfil.sys is a hibernation file. Everything in RAM is dumped to this file when PC enters hibernation. So i'd say this isn't a false positive, but it's possible.
    Uploading these to VT or Jotti is not practical since the file is the same size as the amount of RAM in the system.
     
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    RejZoR, thank you for the clarification!
     
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    thanks guys for your replay

    but the problem is file size is 3.2 Gb hiberfil.sys

    i just freshly installed genuine vista + KIS withoutfirewall+outpost firewall pro + office 2007 +java i run update in usermode not even admin then i scan it form linux from bitdefender , avg, calmav they all show it clean even updated KIS also show it clean only avast show
    dected virus( Win32:Adloader-AC [trj] ) in hiberfil.sys thats why i wonder strange result does any one know how to install avira in fedora linux i want to try with avira aswell :'(
     
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