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benbawden
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Start.exe deleted by anti-virus

Since the latest update to the platform, the Start.exe in my USB has been flagged and deleted by my anti-virus.

The message is "Advertising program by Secret-Crush"

This worries me. Has anyone else found this?

Be-True
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Which Anti-virus?

It might help to know which anti-virus you are using.

I'm sure it's just a false positive.

benbawden
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It's Mcaffee. This is at

It's Mcaffee.
This is at work, so I have no option to modify the AV settings.

My home PC, running Windows Security Essentials does not have a problem with it.

The message is odd though - "Advertising program by Secret-Crush"

barky
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Mcafee what a surprise

it's cheap when you buy bulk & some isp's offer it for free --- but it's not very good!

benbawden
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A bit of digging, and I think

A bit of digging, and I think there is some other software/malware that uses Start.exe. If I rename the executable to S.exe, it's fine.

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