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Corrupt Executable? Via AVG

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Corrupt Executable? Via AVG

Just wondering if anyone has experienced this problem? AVG is telling me that PortableApps.com_Platorm_Setup_14.4.1.paf.exe file is signed with a broken digital signature, issued by: Rare Ideas. Severity: Message, State: Notification.

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If you have the file directly from us with an MD5 of e37a067b5ed157d7de185f2d4bfdb4b9 the signature is valid. I'd wager AVG has issues with the fact that it is dual signed with both SHA1 and SHA256 for compatibility with both modern Windows and older Windows versions.

You can check it yourself by right-clicking the file and selecting properties and then selecting the Digital Signatures tab. You'll see two signatures there. Double click one and it should say "This signature is OK" at the top. Windows itself validates the signature so there's no real reason for AVG to attempt to do so and fail.

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