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Help Please - ADE Download has a Virus

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I have stickied this thread since I am still getting reports of a virus in the ADE production download. This thread shows tests with many different virus checkers and confirms that there is no virus or other malware in the download. The issue is with the software reporting the problem or other malware on the users computer.

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I have had two reports recently from folks using Windows Defender/MS Security Essentials that the ADE production download contains a Trojan. My virus checkers do not find any problem with this file. I suspect this is a false positive created after a routine update but I would appreciate y'all downloading the file and letting me know what virus software you are using and whether it reports an issue. That way I can be surer that this is a false positive and that my checking software is not having a bad day. The zip file to download is here:

http://www.mediafire.com/download/ch8w57ur3twa9yy

Thank you :)
 
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No problem here Jon
W7(64) MS Security Essentials
 

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That appears to be in FSX SDK and not in the downloaded zip file. Can you please try scanning just the downloaded file - if that is possible?
I can't open the zip file
so when i click on the more options tab to accept download anyway
accept download anyway does not appear in the more options tab
i can't drag to desk top or do anything with it
i think i would have to uninstall msse to download it and scan it with malwarebytes
 
OK - then there seems to be some situations where MSSE is blocking it but not for others o_O
 
ebo,

What is the date of your MSSE definitions?






 
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Thanks guys - please keep them coming for a bit if you have not already tried. Seems there is an issue with MSSE for some users but I don't know why
 
Jon,
File tested using ESET version 9 database 13423 (latest as of 20 mins ago). No virus found. O/S Windows 10
 
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I just noticed something there Jon
in the details it says FLIGHTSIMX\SDK3\creation kit
SDK3 was were i installed P3D sdk for 3dsmax
i have never used it,i just installed it there
wonder if it has something to do with that on my end
 
I just noticed something there Jon
in the details it says FLIGHTSIMX\SDK3\creation kit
SDK3 was were i installed P3D sdk for 3dsmax
i have never used it,i just installed it there
wonder if it has something to do with that on my end

Well that is certainly what was picked up by MSSE and quarantined. Based on the message in your screenshot the trojan was in asm2air.exe. I am not sure why the zip was blocked - perhaps you could put up some screenshots for that?
 
Well that is certainly what was picked up by MSSE and quarantined. Based on the message in your screenshot the trojan was in asm2air.exe. I am not sure why the zip was blocked - perhaps you could put up some screenshots for that?

No problem Jon
 
ADE.JPG
soon as deleted the sdk3
I have know problems//no virus//no trojan
I had Prepar3D_v2_SDK_2.5.12946.0 installed in the sdk3 folder
could it be Prepar3D_v2_SDK_2.5.12946.0's fault
Do you still want me to take some screen shots and get the details
with the p3d sdk installed
 
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