Sowsat.H - Winrar

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Petros, Sep 10, 2003.

  1. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    AVG 7 has been taking every self-extracting exe file I have created with Winrar and saying it has Sowsat.H. It also says that "Default.sfx" (the formatting file for the exe files I make) has it, so I'm sure it's related to that somehow, perhaps it was infected or runs code similar to Sowsat. Anyone else seeing this?
     
  2. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    Well, shoot. I'm at work so I'll post it at my lunch break. I'm using WinRar 3.2 (cracked, I must admit, but no virus detected on the crack), and I have Panda and NAV laying around. I'll check it out after work.
     
  3. Tiesto

    Tiesto OSNN Addict

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    You probably got a juped crack that had a virus embedded within it. Ive seen that happen before. Try uninstalling it, delete the entire dir, then reinstall without the crack and rescan.
     
  4. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    Thanks, everyone! I tried what you guys said and it turned out that AVG was detecting the old default.sfx (and thus, every file that was created with it) from 3.20 Beta 3 as a virus, even before being cracked. Maybe it got infected a long time ago and I had just not scanned it until now. The new 3.20 Final works fine, no problems.

    Again, my thanks!