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Genie scout virus?

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bernard12345's avatar Group bernard12345 2017-07-04 23:17
00 1 posts joined Dec 18, 2011
Hello everyone,

Today i tried to install genie scout 17 latest version. When i tried to extract the file appeared a message from my anti virus saying the file was infected. Does anyone know why?

Thanks.
This post was edited by Stam (2017-09-03 09:25, 1 month ago)
Stam's avatar Administrators Stam 2017-09-03 09:24
gr 2318 posts 811 likes joined Oct 03, 2006
Genie Scout is 100% safe. Definitely virus free and malware free.

Some antivirus software might give false flags about it, I'm guessing Norton could be one of them.

One possible reason is that a few years ago Genie Scout's setup file was bundled with an advertisement that might have affected how programs like Norton react when finding any exe file containing Genie Scout in its name.

At any case, rest assured the GS installation exe is perfectly safe.
This post was edited by Stam (2017-09-03 09:30, 1 month ago)
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