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Offline Jacques Chatenay

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Windows Defender blocked 4.09 as threat
« on: October 20, 2017, 08:54:36 AM »
I just installed 4.09 and Windows Defender blocked 4.09 as threat

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Re: Windows Defender blocked 4.09 as threat
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2017, 09:19:18 AM »
Someone else has reported similar.

Boot into Safe Mode with Networking and install the program and then see how WD reacts when you restart back to normal mode.

It's definitely a false positive as I updated mine this morning and Norton Security didn't bat an eyelid.

My Norton security went through a phase where it was kicking out the .exe and I had to put www.tweaking.com in as an exclusion.

If necessary, you may have to do the same for WD until its Definitions move on.

I assume you are using Win 10 - https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4028485/windows-10-add-an-exclusion-to-windows-defender-antivirus

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Re: Windows Defender blocked 4.09 as threat
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2017, 03:41:30 PM »
Thanks

Just thought you should know

J

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Re: Windows Defender blocked 4.09 as threat
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2017, 08:35:49 PM »
Kaspersky reported Windows Repair generated a temp file right after I chose "Reboot to Safe Mode"

 

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