False-positive?

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  1. pablorindt

    pablorindt Registered Member

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    Hi,

    Yesterday I got a tip from a friend to download faster with uTorrent. For the little tweak he used a program that's downloadable here: http://www.lvllord.de/?lang=en&url=downloads

    Problem is that ESET let me know that's a virus. He is saying he is using it for almost a year and never experienced a problem. So, where can I let ESET check this file for me?

    Thanks :)
     
  2. Bubba

    Bubba Updates Team

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    Is the file you are referring EvID4226Patch :doubt:

    If that's the case it would not be considered a "False-positive" but a file Eset feels should be brought to the attention of the user given what the file does. The EvID4226Patch.exe file is considered part of a Potentially unsafe application and is only flagged if the user has altered the default settings given that "option is disabled by default"

     
  3. pablorindt

    pablorindt Registered Member

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    Mm ok, but I don't think that this patch is an unsafe application. So isn't it possible that ESET scan's the file and then classificates it again?
     
  4. Bubba

    Bubba Updates Team

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    Then it is your choice to exclude this file and let the patch overwrite Microsofts tcpip.sys file.
    For the protection of the less knowledgeable, I do not forsee Eset nor the majority of other anti-malware programs that flag this tool as possibly un-safe removing this item from their respective databases any time soon. I suspect I'll win the lottery before they all remove it.

    Bubba

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  5. pablorindt

    pablorindt Registered Member

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    OK, thank you for this information and fast reply's :)
     
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