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Topic # 110418 9-Oct-2012 10:10 Send private message

Hi, My computer has just finished a scan using avast free and found a threat on drive D. Tried quarantining it but won't let me. The drive had a game disk in it - Lara Croft Tomb Raider Anniversary. The disk seems to be infected, is this possible?, seems to be as when I remove the disk and rescan the threat is gone. Also putting in a different game disk comes back as ok after a scan. Is the infected disk now junk? Any thoughts and help appreciated.

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  Reply # 698292 9-Oct-2012 10:11 Send private message

Download HouseCall and see what it says...





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  Reply # 698296 9-Oct-2012 10:19 Send private message

Cloudy: Hi, My computer has just finished a scan using avast free and found a threat on drive D. Tried quarantining it but won't let me. The drive had a game disk in it - Lara Croft Tomb Raider Anniversary. The disk seems to be infected, is this possible?, seems to be as when I remove the disk and rescan the threat is gone. Also putting in a different game disk comes back as ok after a scan. Is the infected disk now junk? Any thoughts and help appreciated.


Is is a legitimate/original disk OR cracked/warez/off the back of a truck from Thailand?

If original it's probably false positive: You can upload the problem file to https://www.virustotal.com/ and get it checked by a range of virus checkers to double check.

If not original, it's probably cracked to circumvent DRM so it could be a real problem of just a false positive.



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  Reply # 698299 9-Oct-2012 10:22 Send private message

Ragnor:
Cloudy: Hi, My computer has just finished a scan using avast free and found a threat on drive D. Tried quarantining it but won't let me. The drive had a game disk in it - Lara Croft Tomb Raider Anniversary. The disk seems to be infected, is this possible?, seems to be as when I remove the disk and rescan the threat is gone. Also putting in a different game disk comes back as ok after a scan. Is the infected disk now junk? Any thoughts and help appreciated.


Is is a legitimate/original disk OR cracked/warez/off the back of a truck from Thailand?

If original it's probably false positive: You can upload the problem file to https://www.virustotal.com/ and get it checked by a range of virus checkers to double check.

If not original, it's probably cracked to circumvent DRM so it could be a real problem of just a false positive.



Its a genuine disk. Just scanning with house call now




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  Reply # 698302 9-Oct-2012 10:29 Send private message

Housecall finished and found nothing.

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  Reply # 698306 9-Oct-2012 10:33 Send private message

Possibly a false positive then...




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  Reply # 698323 9-Oct-2012 11:54 Send private message

maybe Lara Croft has been sleeping around and picked up the herps.


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Reply # 698328 9-Oct-2012 11:59 Send private message

NonprayingMantis: maybe Lara Croft has been sleeping around and picked up the herps.


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also scanned with malwarebytes and thats all good too

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